Stunning Red & Green Vintage Wedding Textile from Sindh.
Worn as a shawl or Odhana / Abochini
The rosettes are characteristic of the work in that area. The cotton embroidery on fine cotton probably implies that the bride's family was of modest means. But the skill and the art seen in the embroidery are far from modest.
Stained. Several repairs and some small holes.
Age unknown but estimated to be from the 1960s-1970s
198cm x 117cm
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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