Banjara Textiles
Old Indian Kutchi Embroidered Dowry Bag (kothalo)
This is an excellent old Kutchi Embroidered Dowry Bag known as Kothalo, 17 x 11 inches, probably
from the Jamnagar District, Gujarat. Attractive motifs embroidered on off-white cotton canvas
background cloth. The bag is embroidered on both sides (see photos) with a variety of different
stitches and abstract motifs. Colors include orange, red, gold, pink, green, purple, blue, yellow, light
green and white. The embroidery is in excellent condition. Strips of mashru material across the
bottoms. Very nice playful piece of first-rate tribal folk art. $50