Notes on Culture & Antique Art, Ethnic Decor & Vintage Fashion | Wovensouls Art Gallery
Small Coin Purse from Banjara gypsy tribe with traditional weaving / embroidery.
Classic Banjara Embroidery
Pouch format with side tassels
Probably used to carry betel nutt, chuna boxes or coins
Small – fits in the palm of one’s hand.
Beautifully decorated tribal functional item
Has seen years of use and is not in perfect condition.
Authentic old piece estimated to be from the 1960s
Has condition problems as can be seen in the photos – item is not perfect.
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.