Hand embroidered Pouch, Kutch (Gujarat)
Dimensions – 32 X 21 CM
Hand embroidered in Mutwa style this square multipurpose pouch is attached with a string to lock it. It has geometrical patterns into which colors black, red, and orange are filled using satin stitch.
A native craft of the Muslim community belonging to the Banni area in Kutch. The Mutwa embroidery includes different stitches like a chain, double running, and square chain stitch. Their embroidery is very elaborate and their designs are chiefly geometrical and floral patterns. Designs are influenced by their surroundings and motifs include flowers, peacocks, and parrots.
Also, it has a mandala that has mirrors encased throughout and small flowers around that on a red background.