Toran – Kuchi Welcome
This type of textile art is called Kuchi. It is made with recycled fabrics from clothing, bedspreads and cushions etc. The letters are cut out in patchwork and then the edges are outlined with clumps of cotton yarn that is stitched on by hand. Each one will be unique. The bottom has tassels held with a bead. Around the border of the toran is more decorative embroidery work. There is 5 tabs across the top to slide a stick or rope to hang it.
105cm across and hangs 47cm long.
Hand made by artisans in a Fair trade organisation in India. For more information on Fair Trade and the Artisans please look up the menu on the home page.