Explore the CollectionToran

120cm x 40cm
Place of Origin
Historical Period/Date
20th Century (1930-1969 Mid)
Registration Number
Bead Embroidery,
Door Hangings,Household Furnishings,Torans,

Physical Description

An Indian beaded toran or door hanging. Stitched on to red fabric with yellow binding, the background is of white beads with motifs in red, blue, green and yellow beads. Motifs include the elephant god, Ganesh, flanked by dancing girls; cows, parrots, peacocks, elephants and trees. The lower edge consists of seven points, each containing a large round mirror held in place with a metal frame.

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