Hand embroidered, Table cloth, Kutch (Gujarat) Banjara-1839
Hand embroidered, Table cloth, Kutch (Gujarat)
Early 20th century,
Dimensions – 29 X 20 CM
Embroidered hand made in Banjara embroidery which is used as decorative item usually table cloth locally known as Rumal.
Banjaras or the nomadic tribes have a distinctive embroidery style which is influenced by many cultures and locality. The embroidery and motifs are highly influence by the nature and surroundings. The clothes are embroidered with elaborate bead work, mirror work, shells, ivory beads, and colorful threads. Embroidered using maroon and yellow threads it has squares at the center with angular patterns and cowrie shells flowers.