Gujarati Wall Hangings

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Folk Decorative Cloth 'The Lambadi Village'Folk Decorative Cloth 'The Lambadi Village'
Folk Decorative Cloth 'The Lambadi Village'
  • Product Code :4694
  • Material :Old lambadi cotton cloth and mirror
  • Size :56" x 36"

    A stunning piece of wall hanging with vibrant patches of rust & ocher enhanced with the red and yellow thread embroidery, the small and bold mirrors are neatly planted in an interesting manner and vivid cloth patches are assembled from the used pieces of mirror-speckled headdresses and skirts cloths worn by the 'Lambadi' women, Lambadi is a Banjara (gypsy) tribal community living on the hilly jungles of Andhra Pradesh in India. The Lambani women practice a unique mirror and embroidery craft, which they mostly use for making their own traditional dresses or for giving to their daughters for their weddings. There are 13 colors that are mostly used in Lambani embroidery, out of which; red and blue are most common.Each patch of cloth was collected and worn together very carefully, please note that some pieces of mirror may be broken and some are missing as these cloths are assembled on 'as is where is' basis.

    Rama Fights RavanaRama Fights Ravana
    Rama Fights Ravana
    • Product Code :5358
    • Material :Cotton
    • Size :20.50"H x 53"W

    The epic battle between Lord Ram and the demon king Ravana comes alive in this beautiful applique work. Lord Ramchandra aided by the monkey force of Hanuman and Sugriv attacked Lanka, the citadel of power of Ravana, who had abducted the wife of Ramchandra thereby inviting death at doorstep. Here both monkey force and the demons are given a vivid depiction. Black, green and water colours are carefully used to give a complete picture of the battle which finally Ravana lost with his death. Appliques are the perfect way to create plain articles of clothing, or make old clothes into something fresh. They can also be used to make personalized gifts like t-shirts, tote bags, or caps for friends or loved ones.

    Rebari Wall Hanging From Kutchi VillageRebari Wall Hanging From Kutchi Village
    Rebari Wall Hanging From Kutchi Village
    • Product Code :4693
    • Material :Old Rebari cotton cloth
    • Size :70" x 52"

      This is a stunning piece of Rabari Textile made by women of Kutch in Gujarat. Rabari embroidery is like a language with which women express themselves, it is made up of patchwork pieces of traditional rabari embroidery, The Rabaris are a wandering community known for their extraordinary capacity for survival and adaptation in the arid regions of Gujarat and Rajasthan. The embroidery style is not static, the stitches, scales, color; everything changes with the imagination and spontaneity of the artist. This folk wall hanging consists a good use of mirrors with folk motifs, the stitches are square chain interlaced with buttonhole for mirror work . It is unbelievably beautiful, would look wonderful matted. this type of works are hard to find so it comes on "as is where is" basis.


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