Notes on Culture & Antique Art, Ethnic Decor & Vintage Fashion | Wovensouls Art Gallery
Superb old Rajasthani Shawl Odhana
Hand woven & hand embroidered
Traditional geometric motifs that are signatures of identity of the community along with many random animal motifs
Age unknown but estimated to be 50-60 years old
Is probably from the Bishnoi community in the Shekhwat region of Rajasthan
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.