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These wonderful and fine embroidered pieces are Bokani‘s, headscarfs from Gujarat, India. Made for the groom from his mother in law for the wedding ceremony. It was worn over the Turban to fix it on the head. These Bokanis are hand embroidered using Soof embroidery. Soof is hand embroidery of mysterious origin practiced by women of the Sodha Rajput and Meghwal communities who migrated from Sindh, present-day Pakistan.
Mid 20th century.
Size per piece around 1,50 x 0,15 cm. Sold as a three piece set