Vintage Ganesh Door hanging with Blue Edge with Beige Tassels
This piece would look beautiful as a wall hanging in any setting but could also add a dash of colour to an alcove, bookcase, window or doorway. It would also make a vibrant addition to a child’s bedroom.A traditional vintage Ganesh door hanging, providing an auspicious welcome and the blessings of Ganesh, the elephant-headed God of good fortune and happiness. At his feet sits Krauncha, his mouse, and on either side he is flanked by palm trees and Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth, seated in a lotus blossom. On either side of her are two figures churning butter. Below Lord Krishna plays his flute to red sacred cows. It is decorated with elephants. peacocks, goats and parrots and the border is intricately embroidered with colourful flowers and a string of chili peppers. It has a bright blue with three cotton hanging loops. Made by the farming (Kanbi) communities of Saurashtra. Good condition. Circa 1960.
113 cm x 105 cm (44.5 inches x 41 inches)