Ochhad (textile covering) - ROM2004_1040_13

ROM2004_1040_13

Ochhad (textile covering)

Medium:Embroidered and appliqued cotton
Geography: Gujarāt, India
Date: 1950's
Dimensions:
163 x 99.5 cm
Object number: 977.326.4
Credit Line: Gift of Prof. Milton Israel
Not on view
DescriptionThis piece was originally intended to cover a pile of quilts. The artist used embroidery and applique to depict two gopis or cowherds churning butter, at centre. They appear dressed in stylized ghagra (wide skirt) and choli (blouse). The design also features stylized trees flanked by birds, horsemen and panelled rosettes.
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