Originally made as a bridal dowry bag to put gifts in.
Note the peacocks and some usage of silk.
Original embroidery work estimated to be from the 1960s
May have been repurposed / resized several times after that
8.5 inches x 10.3 inches
Ahir Suthar community, Gujarat.
Take a look at 192 - a large bag with the same character
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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