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SALE Vintage Antique Patchwork Rare Banjara Indian Mirrored Weekend Overnight Beach Travel Hippie Tribal Ethnic Gypsy Bag

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Reduced from £70 to £50 for one week only <3

Beautiful rare bag lovingly made from vintage embroidered mirrored patchwork pieces from the Banjara tribe with coins and tassels.

This stunning bag is heavily embellished with classic vintage Banjara mirror work, beadwork and stitching, coins, tassels and has a vintage Banjara ring closure.

It is lined with red material and a small zipped pocket.

Front and back are heavily decorated.

20" wide x 14.5" (24" including handles)

It would cost a fortune to buy these types of Banjara patches and embellishments individually. They are real collectors items. These patches have an incredible amount of history behind them. Lots of them were once used to border the veil on a Banjara lady.

Perfect overnight/weekend/beach bag.

This bag is not to be confused with other bags out there that are being listed as Banjara patchwork bags when they are actually brand new machine made patchwork bags.

*All orders come with a free pack of Nag Champa incense and includes free 2nd class postage to anywhere in the UK. Can send signed and tracked for an extra £3 for your security. Just message me before purchasing if this is what you would like and I will amend the listing :) *

*ALL INTERNATIONAL ORDERS SENT TRACKED AND SIGNED*

Thank you so much for looking, any questions please don’t hesitate to ask and feel free to check out my other beautiful pieces of India and Afghanistan I have for sale.

For millenniums, India has produced sophisticated textiles and with its’ location on the Silk Route they have been traded throughout the world. In India, textiles are to be found everywhere. They were made for the family to wear, for adorning animals and homes, for religious ceremonies, festivals, births and dowries. These embroideries were a significant part of the traditional way of Indian culture. Two of the most sacred old texts of India, The Ramayana and The Mahabharata, speak to how these textiles were used over four thousand years ago.

The most commonly used background fabric is woven cotton with embroidery thread of cotton, silk, wool, silver and gold. The present day Indian states of Gujarat, Rajasthan, and Andhra Pradesh, which are particularly arid, desert regions, make some of the finest and brightest needlework textiles in the world. It is said: The harsher the environment, the harder the life, the brighter the color, the greater and more intricate the craft. The women of the State of Gujarat, particularly, are known for their prolific and exquisite embroideries. The finer the embroideries the higher the status of the woman in her husband’s family.

Please Note these items are hand crafted vintage items.
-No two items are identical
-Coins and engravings are not perfect or symmetrical
-Dents, scratches and cracked, missing, mirrors links, stones or coins may occur
These are not faults or imperfections, they tell the story of the history and traditions in which they originate from, and should be embraced.
Reduced from £70 to £50 for one week only <3

Beautiful rare bag lovingly made from vintage embroidered mirrored patchwork pieces from the Banjara tribe with coins and tassels.

This stunning bag is heavily embellished with classic vintage Banjara mirror work, beadwork and stitching, coins, tassels and has a vintage Banjara ring closure.

It is lined with red material and a small zipped pocket.

Front and back are heavily decorated.

20" wide x 14.5" (24" including handles)

It would cost a fortune to buy these types of Banjara patches and embellishments individually. They are real collectors items. These patches have an incredible amount of history behind them. Lots of them were once used to border the veil on a Banjara lady.

Perfect overnight/weekend/beach bag.

This bag is not to be confused with other bags out there that are being listed as Banjara patchwork bags when they are actually brand new machine made patchwork bags.

*All orders come with a free pack of Nag Champa incense and includes free 2nd class postage to anywhere in the UK. Can send signed and tracked for an extra £3 for your security. Just message me before purchasing if this is what you would like and I will amend the listing :) *

*ALL INTERNATIONAL ORDERS SENT TRACKED AND SIGNED*

Thank you so much for looking, any questions please don’t hesitate to ask and feel free to check out my other beautiful pieces of India and Afghanistan I have for sale.

For millenniums, India has produced sophisticated textiles and with its’ location on the Silk Route they have been traded throughout the world. In India, textiles are to be found everywhere. They were made for the family to wear, for adorning animals and homes, for religious ceremonies, festivals, births and dowries. These embroideries were a significant part of the traditional way of Indian culture. Two of the most sacred old texts of India, The Ramayana and The Mahabharata, speak to how these textiles were used over four thousand years ago.

The most commonly used background fabric is woven cotton with embroidery thread of cotton, silk, wool, silver and gold. The present day Indian states of Gujarat, Rajasthan, and Andhra Pradesh, which are particularly arid, desert regions, make some of the finest and brightest needlework textiles in the world. It is said: The harsher the environment, the harder the life, the brighter the color, the greater and more intricate the craft. The women of the State of Gujarat, particularly, are known for their prolific and exquisite embroideries. The finer the embroideries the higher the status of the woman in her husband’s family.

Please Note these items are hand crafted vintage items.
-No two items are identical
-Coins and engravings are not perfect or symmetrical
-Dents, scratches and cracked, missing, mirrors links, stones or coins may occur
These are not faults or imperfections, they tell the story of the history and traditions in which they originate from, and should be embraced.

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars
(144)
Reviewed by muireannlunt
5 out of 5 stars
Feb 21, 2018
Such a lovely piece of jewellery, a definite one off find!
Beautiful Vintage Afghan Hippy Boho Kuchi Ethnic Tribal Banjara Festival Indie Flower Turquoise Choker Necklace

5 out of 5 stars
Feb 12, 2018
Beautiful necklace, very reasonably priced.

Plus Eliza is lovely!xxx
Beautiful Chunky Vintage Afghan Hippy Boho Kuchi Ethnic Tribal Banjara Festival Indie Choker Necklace

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SALE Vintage Antique Patchwork Rare Banjara Indian Mirrored Weekend Overnight Beach Travel Hippie Tribal Ethnic Gypsy Bag

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