Beautiful pair of Chaaklas or Squares used to decorate walls in Gujarat
Some dyes appear to be natural.
Note the creation of motifs using negative spaces in the embroidery
The borders have been made using roller printed cotton.
Rjput group, Kutch
Estimated to be from the 1960s - 1970s
Will make great covers for cushions
Each of the chaaklas is 60 x 60 cm
Note - As it is with all mirror-work embroidery, a few mirrors might be damaged or missing.
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.