Stunning Embroidery on this envelope bag
Named Bokcha or Gabchi in different parts of Gujarat, this is used to store precious items
Used as dowry gift wrappers or as an envelope for holy / important materials in some communities.
Embroidered on handwoven cotton cloth. Has a wrap-around string closure.
Probably from Saurashtra
Estimated to be from the mid 1900s
This item has lived a hearty life participating in the lives of the original creators. Therefore signs of usage may be present in the form of minor stains, tears, repairs, thread loss etc.