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Woman's wedding veil (Phulakiya ludaki)


Artist Unknown (Vaghadia Rabari community)


mid 20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Woman's wedding veil (Phulakiya ludaki), Artist Unknown (Vaghadia Rabari community)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Surface Ornamentation (Do Not U | Wool, cotton, mirrors; embroidery, block print
Size: 108 1/4 x 31 1/2 in. (274.89 x 80.01 cm)1 1/2 in. (3.81 cm) (object part, length, fringe, both ends)
Creation Place: India, Kutch region, Gujarat, Kutch Region
Culture: Vaghadia Rabari community, India, Kutch region, Gujarat
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: black and dark red resist printed fabric; decorated with nine yellow and white embroidered medallions with raised mirror centers; multi-colored embroidered strip down center; each end heavily embroidered with small mirror patterns (multicolored); two selv
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard L. Simmons in memory of Roberta Grodberg Simmons
Accession Number: 2004.169.84
Added to Site: March 1, 2009