935 Long Kutch Toran - Vintage Rabari Embroidery Wall Decor Textile Art Gujarat
Superbly Embroidered Toran textile
A decorative artwork hung above the main door as a form of welcome in traditional Gujarati homes
Embroidery done on a cotton base. Lapels appear to be made of synthetic material.
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.
Estimated to be from the 1970s
54 x 32 inches
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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.