Long Beadwork Panel, Gujarat, Western India, First Half 20th Century (1 of 4)
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Long Beadwork Panel, Gujarat, Western India, First Half 20th Century

REF: T17 / LA225597
£795
€871
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Description
In the form of a long rectangular frieze, with polychrome designs on white ground, the stylised geometrical motifs including plants, animals, Hindu deities and other figures, lined with cotton700 x 19cmGujarati beadwork was traditionally made by the Kathi women in Kutch. The craft arose from the trade in Murano beads amongst Indians in Zanzibar. For a note on beadwork in Kutch, see John Gillow and Nicholas Barnard 'Traditional Indian Textiles', London 1991, p.63. This example is exceptionally long. For a similar, smaller beadwork band in the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Sydney, see Inv.No.96/274/3

measurements

Height:
19 CM
Width:
700 CM

declaration

Noor Gallery Ltd has clarified that the Long Beadwork Panel, Gujarat, Western India, First Half 20th Century (LA225597) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being Early 20th Century

condition

MINOR LOSS OF BEADS AND SOME TEAR . OVER ALL AS PER SIZE GOOD CONDITION

additional info

Material:
Cotton
Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
Early 20th Century

delivery

DELIVERY TO BE PAID BY BUYER. PACKING INCLUDED.

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