|Type:||For Windows, Doors and Walls|
|Place Made:||Asia: South Asia, India, Western India, Kathiawar|
|Period:||Early 20th century|
|Date:||1900 - 1920|
|Dimensions:||L 65 cm x W 67 cm|
|Techniques:||Plain woven; embroidered|
|Credit:||From the Fitzgerald Collection|
Towards the end of the 19th century, some Mochi families went to Kathiawar (a peninsula across the Gulf of Kutch from Bhuj) to work for Kathi landowners. Their influence on local embroidery is seen in this hybrid style in which close herringbone stitch replaces the traditional Mochi chain-stitch filling. Chakla were used by brides to wrap dowry articles and later, to hang in their new homes. Mirrors are also a Kathi favourite, not found in Bhuj Mochi embroidery.