145 SOLD - Superb Old Animal (Bullock) Head Decor Textile

Rare Hand spun cotton ceremonial adornments for bullocks. To be used during festivals and celebrations.

Worn by bullocks harnessed to a bullock cart.

Amazing colors - probably all natural dyes.

Embellished with embroidery & mirrorwork. Dyes appear to be all natural.

Gujarat.

27 cm wide

Age unknown but estimated to be from the 1950s-1960s

A few missing mirrors. Some rope ends need attention. Condition not perfect

Will be superb as framed artworks on the wall!

 


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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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