Notes on Culture & Antique Art, Ethnic Decor & Vintage Fashion | Wovensouls Art Gallery
This particular piece is from the South India Banjara.
It is one of the signatures of identity of this group as every member of the group is expected to carry this personal grooming set with him at all times.
It contains ear-wax cleaners and a toothpick and has space to add more elements as required.
Estimated to be from the 1960s-1970s
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.