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108-021 Jain Book Cover

108-021 Jain Book Cover
108-021 Jain Book Cover

The Jains in Indian Gujarat used to protect their sacred texts with satin or velvet covers that were generally embroidered with metal and silk threads or painted on cardboard

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Irwin/Hall: Indian Embroidery

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Information

a. Origin Gujarat, India
b. Estimated Age 19/20th century
c. Craft (Embroidery etc) Embroidery silk on silk, glued on cardboard
d. Size (mention cm/inches) 15 x 29 cm
e. Condition Report Good, but signs of usage
f. Damage & Shortcomings Signs of usage, edges a little bit worn
g. Item Location (Country) Greece
Seller Name Michael
Seller's Email ID mailto:michaelbeste05@gmail.com
108-021 Jain Book Cover
108-021 Jain Book Cover