Heavy handwork pure silk nakshi kantha embroidery dupatta/shawl depicting circle of life embroidered all over - the paisleys in center.
Puspak as motif makes this piece unique . Pushpak was a vimaan(air plane) which Lord Shiva offered to kuber the king of Lanka. Later, ravan defeated kuber who was his step brother and took off his kingdom which extended from Africa to Australia and Lanka as it's capital.
Some of the other motifs are -
Rail Gaadi (Train)
Village Ladies carrying water pitcher
King and soldiers on horse
Cock and Hen
Pair of Peacocks (in red and white threadwork)
This hand embroidery was completed by single artisan in about 6 weeks time. Color : Butter Cream base with multicolored threadwork Fabric : Tussar Silk Size: 2.25mts x 44"