Kutch Shawl

A wedding shawl from the Kutch province of Gujarat, where some of arguably the best of Indian embroidery is made. The gold-brown silk satin is worked with yellow, brown and gold chain stitch embroidery and tiny mirror work. Small, seven-petal flowers fill the field which is dominated by a large abstract floral center medallion. Originally a shawl, it is now padded and backed with yellow silk which also frames it.

Circa: 19th century

Origin: Gujarat, India

Material: silk embroidered silk with tiny mirror fragments.

Condition: Some small holes, some darned, all camouflaged by the backing material. Good

Dimensions: 62" x 80"

Inventory number: TX4500



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