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Various embroideries from the region of Kutch

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Craft documentation presentation

  1. 1. EMBROIDERIES OF KUTCH
  2. 2. Kutchis an islandsurroundedby the Arabian seain the west; theGulf of kutch in southand southeast and Rann of kutchin northand northeast. and borderedwith Pakistan
  3. 3. Kutchis the districtin western state of Gujarat. It covers an area of 45,612sq/kmand is the thirdlargest district after ladakh and barmer The great and the small Rannof Kutchsurround the northernand eastern parts.
  4. 4. Tribes and CommunitiesJats Harijan Ahir’s Rabari Lohana Bhatia Kumbhar Jadeja Ghadvi Darbar Khatiyavadi’s Rajput’s Khatri Gujjar
  5. 5. COMMUNITIES RABARI DHEBARIYARABARI VAGADIYARABARI DESIRABARI JAT DHANETAHJATS GHARASIYAJATS FAKIRANIJATS HARIJAN MEHWARS AHIR PRANTHARIYA MOCCHAYA SORATHIYA BORICHA KUTCHI SODHARAJPUT LOHANA GHADVI
  6. 6. DIFFERENT TYPES OF EMBROIDERIES Rabari embroidery Jat embroidery Harijan embroidery Mutva embroidery Ahirembroidery Aari Bharat Kutchi bharat
  7. 7. RABARI COMMUNITY Unclear Origins  Semi Nomadic Women Wear Only Black And Men Wear White Dhebariya Rabari Wagadia Rabari Desi Rabari
  8. 8. RABARI BHARAT  CarriedOut In Leisure Time Articles EmbroideredFor Dowry Cording And Buttons - Commonly Used Black Backgroundwith bright coloredthreads
  9. 9. RABARI BHARAT MOTIF Paniyari, mango leaves, scorpions, camels, elephants andthe tree of life, Temple motifs, coconuts, parrots, abstract designs.
  10. 10. RABARI BHARAT The stitches used are: Chain stitches Cording Trimmings (mirrors and buttons)
  11. 11. JAT COMMUNITY Dhanetah Jats Gharasiya Jats Fakirani Jats. Nomadic Muslim community Descendants fromhalf in iran Came fromsindh to kutch for grazing lands
  12. 12. JAT BHARAT Pious Community Embroidery Shows Aspects Like Age, Marital Status etc.
  13. 13. JAT BHARAT Tools Needle Cloth Chalk kerosene Motif Geometrical motifs
  14. 14. JAT BHARAT Cross stitchis usedto create geometrical motifs Resembles bead work
  15. 15. HARIJAN COMMUNITY “Hari” Means God And “Jan” Means People  Mahatma Gandhi Gave This Name To Meghwals  Originally From Marwar, Rajasthan
  16. 16. MUTWA BHARAT Muslim Herders Moved From Saudi Arabia 500 Years Back Mutwa - The Most Tedious Embroidery  Very Fine Stitches AndElaborate Embroidery Inlaid With Small Mirrors
  17. 17. MUTWA BHARAT Tools Needle Cottonor wool fabric, Threads,Beadsor mirrors. Motifs Geometric motifs, five-petalled flowers, creepers, abstract designs.
  18. 18. MUTWA BHARAT Tpyes Of Mutva : Mukko, Chakan, Chopat,  Katri  Gotanv Kambira
  19. 19. AHIR COMMUNITY: Pranthariya Machhoya, Bhoureecha Sorathiya.  Descandants Of Lord Krishna  ChangedOver From Dairy To Transprot And Salt
  20. 20. AHIR BHARAT  Threads And Stitches Convey a Message Only Womenfolk Carry Out Embroidery Highest Number Of Figurative Motifs
  21. 21. AHIR BHARAT Tools Fabric, chalk, stencil, silk or cotton threads, needle and abhalas. Motif Peacocks, Flowers, Scorpions, Elephants, Milkmaids And Parrots. Distinctive Teardrop- shaped Pattern Is Also Used As One Of The Design Pattern.
  22. 22. AHIR BHARAT Extensive use of abhlas Only round abhlasareused Sakli, andvanna(herringbone) stitches are used.
  23. 23. AARI BHARAT Existent Since 12th Century  Metioned In Rig Veda  FlourishedUnder Mughals Motifs Were Generally Refined Floral Patterns Also Known As “Mochi Bharat”
  24. 24. AARI BHARAT  Aar a HookedNeedle Is Used  Very Time Consuming  Filling Stitches Very Elaborate  Aari Has Become Extinct Because Of Lack Of Patronage
  25. 25. AARI BHARAT Tools Cloth, Hooked needle, silk thread or zari thread or cotton thread, and bamboo frame. Motif Buttis, floral motifs, peacocks, paisleys, patli, bail, parrots, leaves, abstract designs, gate way designs.
  26. 26. AARI BHARAT
  27. 27. Old work New work
  28. 28. KUTCHI BHARAT Types Of Bharat Are:  Kachho Bharat, Pako Bharat, NoyranBharat,  Kharek Bharat, Kambari Bharat, ChopadBharat,  Gufuo Bharat, Taka Bharat.
  29. 29. KUTCHI BHARAT Simple Yet Elegant Embroidery Most Famous Work Of Kutch Simple Women EmbroideredTo Tell Their Stories Designs Are A Mix Of Microscopic And Elaborate Designs Abhlas Are Widely Used Colours Are Vivid
  30. 30. TRADITIONAL USES OF EMBROIDERY
  31. 31. TRADITIONAL USES OF EMBROIDERY
  32. 32. LIMITATIONS  Language barrier Unwilling to Change Underpaid Commercialization Lack of lead time Remotely settled Communication gap Unavailability of material
  33. 33. EXPERIENCE  Traditional aari embroidery is already extinct and the other communities are engaging in aariwork.  The tribes are now embroidering for monetary gains. The artisans are not being paid well.  the artisans have now become alert about the scope of their embroidery and they are now creating a platformfor themselves.
  34. 34. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
  35. 35. OUR PRODUCT LINE NECKPIECEWITH EARRINGS EARRINGS BUTTONS CLUTCHES
  36. 36. OUR PRODUCT LINE JHOLA FILECOVER YOKE DIARY
  37. 37. OUR PRODUCT LINE GARMENTS

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