This embroidered vintage toran banner from Gujarat, India is asymmetrical with a flag tab on one end making it the perfect textile for a door or window. This bohemian wall hanging features a hand stitched repeating geometric pattern with circular mirrors throughout, which suggests it's maker is of the Banjara tribe. The bordering triangle design is specific to the Gujarat region.
Earthy, muted embroidery colors include forest green, mustard, nude, indigo and a brighter, more jewel-tone plum. Appears to be all hand-stitched.
Dimensions in inches: 59" long x 33" tall
Good vintage condition. Item is visibly faded, distressed and worn typical of age and consistent with most of the Indian wall hangings in our collection, which distinguishes them from newer, mass produced textiles made for the tourist and import markets. Most items show some discoloration, missing patches of embroidery or mirrors, makers marks and faint water stains in some cases. More structural and visual flaws like holes, rips or obvious stains will be noted.
The majority of these textiles were hand sourced in India directly from antique merchants. They're unique patina, wear and imperfections carry a glimps into the culture and regions they resided in for decades prior, the passing of time and the dedication, labor and skill of their makers.
$195.00 Regular Price