This amazing style of embroidery - called khambeera is practiced in the Kutch and is a close relative of the Kantha stitch.
Created on coarse handspun hand woven cotton this panel is worn over the shoulders by the groom as a Bokani or Bukani.
Rare work of art.
This one-of-a-kind piece will probably impossible to find another of!
Estimated to be from the mid 1900s.
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.