Ganesh Toran – Vintage Ganesh door hanging with Red Edging and 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 holy cows and Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth standing in a lotus blossom. It is decorated with peacocks, birds and a flower border. It has been beautifully hand-embroidered with enormous time and care. It has a faded red outer edging with an unusual crochet and tassle finish on the inner edge (some tassles are missing and there are few faded stains which reflect the age of the piece). It has 5 cotton hanging loops. Made by the farming (Kanbi) communities of Saurashtra. c1960.
104cm X 94cm (40.9 inches x 37 inches)