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



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