Notes on Culture & Antique Art, Ethnic Decor & Vintage Fashion | Wovensouls Art Gallery
Rare Swatti Embroidered Textile
Bridal Shawl on thick cotton.
Superbly done motifs and end panels.
One motif left incomplete – probably as a Nazar Butti
The white field has yellowed and has stains.
Estimated to be from the 1920s-1950s
This item has lived a hearty life participating in the lives of the original creators. Therefore signs of usage are present in the form of minor stains, tears, repairs, thread loss etc.
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.