Vintage Ganesh Wall Hanging – with Animals and Flowers
This piece would look good as a wall hanging in any setting but could also add a dash of colour above a double bed or an arch.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 on each side by Lord Krishna, the flute playing Hindu god and protector of cows in addition the piece depicts Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth sitting on a lotus blossom with brightly coloured embroidered silk flowers, peacocks, horses, deer and dancers. The border is intricately stitched with a string of chilli peppers in the inside and then colourful flowers and leaves finishing with a trim of yellow and bright blue. Multi coloured frills decorate the inner edge. 3 cotton hanging loops. Good condition with a few small discolourations due to age. Made by the farming (Kanbi) communities of Saurashtra. Circa 1970.
215cm x 158cm (81″ x 62″)