Rare Green Kediyu or shirt used by the groom at his marriage at the age of 5.
Child marriage was a common practice in the Rabari tribe.
Dense embroidery on the shoulder-sleeve area with some mirrorwork.
Densely pleated lower half made of cotton.
Some signs of wear, fraying and fading present.
Estimated to be from the 1930s-60s
Will look grand framed and displayed on a wall under lights.
MUSEUM REFERENCE: A similar kedia (with similar condition issues) from the Debariya Rabari tribe may be seen at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London.