Hand embroidered (Gujarat) Mutwa-580
Hand embroidered (Gujarat)
Dimensions – 86 X 17 CM
Hand woven in Mutwa style embroidery this long panel can be used as Toran (door hanging) or as sash for ceremonial rituals. It has abstract patterns into which colors black, red, yellow and green are filled using satin stitch.
A native craft of Muslim community belonging to Banni area in Kutch. The Mutwa embroidery includes different stitches like chain, double running and square chain stitch. Their embroidery is very elaborate and their designs are chiefly geometric and floral patterns. Designs are influenced by their surroundings and motifs include flowers, peacocks and parrots.
It also has border at bottom with yellow, red color and additional embellishments mirrors are used throughout.