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Black embroidered square, lined with neutral material and bound in red. Red loops at each corner; centre divided into sixteen small squares by triple lines of red and yellow. Purple or red stylized flower with mirrored centre at each corner. Yellow, green, purple, and white peacock with fanned tail and mirror in each square. Three borders of: purple flowers with mirrored centres and multi-coloured leaves; small purple checks; and diamonds. Edge pattern of multi-coloured triangles. Patterns separated by yellow lines. Embroidered in satin: fishbone, chain, feather, and running stitches. Some mirrors missing. Broken stitches in two outside borders. Small black stain on upper edge of lining. Upper right corner loop broken.

History Of Use

Courtyard wall hanging hung during festivals.

Cultural Context

Festival; Hinduism.

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