Notes on Antique Textiles, Folk Art & Timeless Traditions – Jaina Mishra
On all my trips to the Kutch, I have only seen 4 such saris.
Motifs & Color that are similar to those from the North West Provinces – but more free flowing and less structured.
Very very rarely seen.
The black dye of the field is a mineral dye (iron filings) and is corrosive – which probably explains the lack of surviving pieces.