108 x 122cm
Banni District, Kutch, Gujarat, India
Incredible fine embroidery
These very fine embroideries were made by the Jat. They immigrated several hundred years ago from Baluchistan and Sind in the Banni-district in Gujarat.
This short dress was worn with embroidered trousers (salwar)
Down on the hem is a Moji-embroidery
A similar piece you find in
Irwin/Hall: Indian Embroidery, Ahmedabad 1973, # 111
Golden Sprays and Scarlet Flowers,Tokyo 1986, Nr.57
Mud, Mirror and Thread, Santa Fe 1993, Seite 34.