Wedding Textile Art from Punjab usually created by the grandmother, mother & aunts of the bride over several years. Used at the wedding and subsequently throughout life at other family ceremonies.
TEXTILE ART FORM: Silk Embroidery completely covering the Handmade cotton base
PATTERN / MOTIF: Checkerboard
BASE CLOTH MATERIAL: Handwoven Cotton
BASE CLOTH COLOR: Brown
NUMBER OF PANELS IN BASE CLOTH: 2
STITCH LAYOUT TYPE: Radiating
SIZE: 119cm x 286cm
AGE: Estimated to be from the early-mid 1900s
REGION: Punjab, Undivided India
COMMUNITY: Hindu or Sikh
NOTES: Pachranga or 5 colored border present
This item has lived a hearty life being used within the cultural context of the creators. Signs of this life are present in the form of stains, thread loss & other imperfections.