Notes on Culture & Antique Art, Ethnic Decor & Vintage Fashion | Wovensouls Art Gallery
Wedding Textile Art from Punjab usually created by the grandmother, mother & aunts of the bride over several years. Handmade cotton cloth is embroidered with silk. Used at the wedding and subsequently throughout life at other family ceremonies.
TEXTILE ART FORM: Silk Embroidery completely covering the Handmade cotton base
BASE CLOTH MATERIAL: Handwoven Cotton
BASE CLOTH COLOR: Offwhite
NUMBER OF PANELS IN BASE CLOTH:3
STITCH DESCRIPTION: Concentric Diamonds made with fine stitches
SIZE: 131cm x 206 cm
AGE: Estimated to be from the early 1900s
REGION: Punjab, Undivided India
NOTES: 1) Base material is handwoven cotton made of hand spun thread.
2) Nazar Butti present
3) Superfine small stitches
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.