Chamba Coverlet (Rumal)
Coverlet of linen embroidered with a group of celebrants, blue skin Krishna among them,in a central circle and holding hands: all within multiple floral borders. The celebration most likely is a wedding and this type of coverlet was made to be used in a wedding ceremony.
Circa: Late 19th C.
Origin: Chamba or Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, India
Material: Satin stitched silk on linen
Condition: Holes throughout, fair
Dimensions: 24" x 24"
Inventory number: TX1203