733 Superb Tribal Dowry Bag - Textile Art from Gujarat

Meticulously Embroidered Dowry Bag with dense work on both sides.

Cotton base - and most probably all-cotton threads.

Superbly executed extremely dense embroidery that at first-glance could be mistaken for applique or rope-work

Such fine work is no longer made.

Artworks of this quality were usually given as dowry. 

Rabari Tribe, Debariya Sub tribe

Kutch, India

Estimated to be from the 1970s

Read more about this community and their fabulous textile art on the blog. [Search for Rabari]

24 x 33 inches

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