Hand embroidered Bag, Kutch (Gujarat), Kathipa - 2307
Hand embroidered Bag, Kutch (Gujarat)
Dimensions – 66 X 44 CM
A bag hand made in Kathipa work is a multipurpose bag used either to carry/ store stuff or was also used to store jewelry and apparel.
The name coined for the embroidery ‘Kathipa’ is suggestive of the community practicing this embroidery. People who migrated from the different parts of the world settled in Kutch and Saurashtra brought different kinds of Embroidery to the country. Geometric patterns engulfed between borders constructing checked forms and heavily used mirror work are key characteristics of this embroidery.