417 Old Mashru Tribal Silk Skirt with Embroidery

Skirt made of masru or Mashru with an intricate weaving process. The inner side has cotton and the outer has silk as beliefs dictate that silk may not be worn on the skin. Kutch, India

Embroidered borders

Fastened with a drawstring

Circa 1960s

Some wear and losses

 

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This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.

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