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India: Gujarat, Saurashtra, Kathiawar
Mahajan people
Wall hanging (chakla -- for dowry)
early 20th century
Plain weave; Embroidered
Cotton; Silk embroidery; Mirrors; Cotton backing; Mirror embroidery
35 1/8 x 34 5/8 in. (89.2 x 88 cm) overall
Elizabeth Bayley Willis Collection
TC 97.1-3
Keywords: Bordered square; Geometric pattern; Hand sewn; Stitches: chain, herringbone, Cretan and chain, surface satin, long stem

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