Hand embroidered, Canopy, Chandarwo, Gujarat. 925
Hand embroidered, Canopy, Chandarwo, Gujarat.
Dimensions – 122 X 117 CM
A large four-sided, embroidered cloth used as a canopy at marriages and ceremonial rituals in Gujarat is locally known as ‘Chandarwo’.
The nomadic pastoral community of Kutch Rabaris started doing embroidery in their free time. Their major inspiration for motifs and designs was nature and their surroundings which symbolizes their wandering lives. Their embroidery has heavy embellishments which consists of shapes like square, triangle, diamond and circle along with floral patterns.