Heavy handwork pure silk nakshi kantha (running stitch in self thread in blank spaces between motifs) embroidery dupatta/shawl depicting a day in a village...
- pottery seller
- kids swimming in village pond/river
- village animals like dog and squirrel
- rickshaw puller (with grainery bags)
- pottery maker (kumhar)
- snake charmer
- lady carrying pots on head (gaon ki mahila)
- jaggery seller
- Boatman (Navik)
- Tailor (Darzi)
about 10 different scenarios on a single piece
Each motif, handfilled...makes this piece a heirloom and one of its kind.
This specialised hand embroidery was completed by single artisan in about 7 weeks' time. The running stitch in empty space between motifs, adds to its beauty. Color : Crème base with multicolored threadwork Fabric : Tussar Silk Size : 2.4mts x 44"