843 Golden Vari da Bagh Phulkari Textile

 

Wedding Textile Art from Punjab usually created by the grandmother, mother & aunts of the bride over several years. Handmade cotton cloth is embroidered with silk. Used at the wedding and subsequently throughout life at other family ceremonies.

Golden Super glossy Varida Bagh

Super soft silkfloss on handwoven coarse cotton


TEXTILE ART FORM: Silk Embroidery completely covering the Handmade cotton base

PATTERN / MOTIF: All Gold Bagh

 BASE CLOTH MATERIAL: Handwoven Cotton

 BASE CLOTH COLOR: Rich Brown

 NUMBER OF PANELS IN BASE CLOTH: 4 patches

 STITCH LAYOUT TYPE: Multiple types

 SIZE: 130cm x 242cm

 AGE: Estimated to be from the mid 1900s

 REGION: Punjab, Undivided India

 COMMUNITY: Hindu

 NOTES: 1) 2 shades of golden thread used

 2) Has Nazar Butti

 3) Long edges embroidered for protection

 4) Orientation of stitches manipulated to provide impact.

This item has lived a hearty life being used within the cultural context of the creators. Signs of this life are present in the form of stains, thread loss & other imperfections.


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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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