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963 Dowry Bag with Checkerboard field and Mirror Embroidery

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Extravagantly embroidered in the checkerboard design in the main front and back panels

Side panels and bottom embroidered with mirrors and densely done yellow patterns

Used to pack the bride's gifts and clothing for her move to the husband's home.

Age unknown but estimated to be from the 1960s-1970s

24 x 32 inches

Kutch, Gujarat, India


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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