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Red and Blue Embroidered Ralli

Red and Blue Embroidered Ralli
Maker unknown
Lower Sindh, Pakistan
1990
60" x 83"
Cotton
MSU Museum Accession 2008:121.13
Photo by Pearl Yee Wong, all rights reserved by MSU Museum

Rallis covered with embroidery stitches using various colors of thread are made by either the Saami (nomadic camel herders) or Jogi (snake charmer) tribes. This style with one solid colored piece in the enter field and another solid color as a border is a common style.




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