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Fair trade hand woven wool muffler with Suf embroidery
Fair trade hand woven wool muffler with Suf embroidery
Fair trade hand woven wool muffler with Suf embroidery
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Fair trade hand woven wool muffler with Suf embroidery

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This very special textile is completely embroidered in Suf embroidery on a hand woven wool base.

Suf, a form of counted thread embroidery practiced in the Kutch region of Gujarat, western India. It is worked from the back of the fabric. The patterns are generally based on a triangle or ‘suf’, and are geometric, symmetrical and very detailed.

This form of embroidery was traditionally used to decorate a bride’s collection of clothing and part of her family’s gifts to the fiance's family.

Suf embroidery was also known from neighbouring Sindh, in modern Pakistan. In 1972, and as a direct result of the India-Pakistan War (1971), many Hindu communities, including embroiderers, migrated from Sindh in (Muslim) Pakistan to neighbouring (Indian) Kutch, thus introducing new elements to Suf embroidery in Kutch.

Measures 32 x 175 cm.
This is truly a heirloom piece.  Only one in stock.

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