Vagh Aur Bakri Game

Vagh Aur Bakri Game

€79.00Price

This ancient board game of Vagh aur Bakri (Tiger and Goat), has been hand-made with beautiful cotton patchwork (of Ajrakh blockprint patterns) by the ethnic communities from the Kutch region in Guajarat (India) along with Kala Raksha organisation.

The game is played upon a square board consisting 8x8 grid with diagonal lines. It contains one know-how booklet to help you play the game and a beautiful bag for you to carry this game wherever you go . Lets play!

 

Ethnic styles express lifestyle. They are practiced by individuals whose heritage is rooted in community rather than land, and considered cultural property.

  • CRAFT TECHNIQUE: Kutch patchwork + Ajrakh Blockprint

     

    VAGH AUR BAKRI is an ancient board game played under different names in various parts of India. A strategy game where the tigers and goats try to outwit each other. It's a fun and involving game for all ages! The rural Nepalese game Bagh Chaal, the American/Appalachian game Fox and Geese and the Venezuelan game Foxes and Hens are some of the variants of Vagh aur Bakri, played around the world.

     

    KALA RAKSHA is a grassroots social enterprise committed to documenting and promoting existing traditions of art and craft of Kutch region in north Gujarat, India. The trust maintains a collection of heirloom textiles that functions as a resource base for artisans to study and create exquisite contemporary work.

     

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