Vintage Ganesh Toran Door Hanging With Blue Edging
A traditional vintage Ganesh door hanging, providing an auspicious welcome and the blessings of Ganesh, the elephant-headed God of good fortune and happiness. He is flanked by palm trees and Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth sitting in a lotus blossom. It is decorated with birds, cows and two prominent peacocks with a flower border. The youthful god Krishna is shown playing the flute and a couple churning butter. It has been beautifully hand-embroidered with enormous time and care. It has a blue trim with a scalloped inner edge. It is in superb condition. It has 3 cotton hanging loops. Made by the farming (Kanbi) communities of Saurashtra. c1960.
102cm X 102cm (40 inches x 40 inches)