Ganesh Toran – Vintage Ganesh door hanging with Pale Green Edge and Crochet Tassels.
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 two sun motifs and Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth seated in a lotus blossom. It is decorated with peacocks and flowers with a lovely flower border. It has been beautfully embroidered but has a number of tiny holes which will not show when displayed on a pale background, a few stains which reflect the age of the piece and a small repair. It has a pale green trim with a crochet tassles on the the inner border. It has 3 cotton hanging loops. Made by the farming (Kanbi) communities of Saurashtra. c1960.
115cm x 120cm (45.9 inches x 47.4 inches)