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108-023 Jain Book Cover

108-023 Jain Book Cover
108-023 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

The pattern showns many swatikas

Description in

Irwin/Hall: Indian Embroidery

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Information

a. Origin Gujarat, India
b. Estimated Age early 20th century
c. Craft (Embroidery etc) Embroidery wool on cotton; glued on cardboard
d. Size (mention cm/inches) 14 x 27cm
e. Condition Report Embroidery worn off on some places
f. Damage & Shortcomings Embroidery worn off on some places
g. Item Location (Country) Greece
Seller Name Michael
Seller's Email ID mailto:michaelbeste05@gmail.com
108-023 Jain Book Cover
108-023 Jain Book Cover