Sindhi Mukka Dowry Purse - Antique
This antique is an authentic hand crafted item by a local Sindhi Muslim woman (whose community is originally migrant from Pakistan), in the Thar Desert region (Rajasthan, India). This purse is made with the traditional Sindhi metallic embroidery Mukka, which uses gold and silver threads hand-worked with delicacy and minuteness.
Ethnic styles express lifestyle. They are practiced by individuals whose heritage is rooted in community rather than land, and considered cultural property.