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Rare Square Abochani with embroidered corners
The base cloth is tie-dyed Cotton
Rare format as such veils are usually rectangular and the embroidery is usually along the spine
The tie dye has been done after cutting the cloth into the square format as suggested by the borders on all four sides.
The embroidery has a backing cloth attached in each of the 5 spots
47 x 51 inches
Age unknown but estimated to be 50-60 years old
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.