733 Superb Tribal Dowry Bag - Textile Art from Gujarat

Meticulously Embroidered Dowry Bag with dense work on both sides.

Cotton base - and most probably all-cotton threads.

Superbly executed extremely dense embroidery that at first-glance could be mistaken for applique or rope-work

Such fine work is no longer made.

Artworks of this quality were usually given as dowry. 

Rabari Tribe, Debariya Sub tribe

Kutch, Indiaí«í_

Estimated to be from the 1970s

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24 x 33 inches

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