In all the 20 years of collecting this is the only Golden mirrorwork I have come across.
Wall Panels with rare golden mirrors with Masru borders from the Rabari tribe of Kutch, India
LITERATURE REFERENCE : Examples of (non-gold mirror) Chaakdas or chaaklas are seen on pages 69, 72 & 73 in the coffee table book 'Indian Textiles' by John Gillow & Nicholas Bernard
MEASUREMENT : 34cm x 33cm
CONDITION : Good condition but a few mirrors may be cracked / missing
Age unknown but estimated to be 70-80 years old
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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