Neck Cover or Ghuchi from India

This neck cover or Ghughi is from the North-West of India from the Saurashtra peninsular Gujarat. There are three main styles of embroidery; the Kathipa domestic embroidery worked with flossed silk in an elongated chain stitch, geometric designs. The figurative work of the Kanbi and associated Farming Castes and the Ganesh Hangings. It would have

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Neck Cover or Ghuchi from India

This neck cover or Ghughi is from the North-West of India from the Saurashtra peninsular Gujarat. There are three main styles of embroidery; the Kathipa domestic embroidery worked with flossed silk in an elongated chain stitch, geometric designs. The figurative work of the Kanbi and associated Farming Castes and the Ganesh Hangings. This equine neck

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Saddle Cloth from India

This saddle cloth was purchased in Jaipur. It is embroidered on red cloth with vibrant yellow, green blue purple and cobalt decorations. They include a lovely snake like pattern along the border. The dyes would be chemical judging by the vibrancy and the piece which is relatively modern. Jaipur in Rajasthan is still the centre

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