Hand embroidered, Door Hanging, Toran, Kutch (Gujarat) Kathi Rajput - 2170
Hand embroidered, Door Hanging, Toran, Kutch (Gujarat)
Dimensions – 102 X 59 CM
An entrance decoration hanging locally known as ‘Toran’ is hand made in Kathipa embroidery. ‘Toran’ are used to decorate the main entrance of the house. It is considered very auspicious in Hinduism and it is believed that it is to please and attract the goddess of wealth - Lakshmi and also to welcomes guests.
Kathi Bharat did by Kathis, Mahajans and Bania considered as one of the oldest forms of embellishment. The mirror work is used in great numbers along with geometric patterns engulfed between borders constructing checked forms, illustrated by linear long stitches and contrasting colors define the design vocabulary of Kathi Bharat.
Embroidered using white and yellow thread mainly it has mirror embellishments throughout and hanging panels have pom as additional decoration below them.