Poetry in Paradise wall hanging

A very special hand embroidered Dharaniyo wall hanging from east Kutch region of Gujarat. Traditionally used as a wedding canopy. Silk and cotton threads on cotton with motifs of elephants, birds and flowers plus small mirrors around a circle of female figures. Very good condition.  Indigo cotton has been sewn onto the reverse as a backing. The top has a rod pocket for hanging.  Large size 150cm wide x 160cm long.  Approximately 50/60 years old.

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