199 Vintage Embroidered Handmade Trousseau / Dowry Bag

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

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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. 

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