Ganesh Toran – Vintage Ganesh Doorhanging with Dark Pink edge and Multicoloured frill
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 Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth seated in a lotus blossom, elephants, Krishna, playing the flute and horses. It is decorated with birds and animals , a lovely flower border and finished with a dark pink trim and multicoloured frill. It has 3 cotton hanging loops. This piece is particulalrly well embroidered with lots of fine detail but there are areas where the dye from the pink embroidery has bled into the background and some rusty coloured speckled stains reflecting its age and use. Made by the farming (Kanbi) communities of Saurashtra. c1960.
206cm x 154cm (81.1 inches x 60.6 inches)