180 Old Pair Chaaklas with Mirrorwork Embroidery

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.


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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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