Decorative Horn

28.4875

Decorative Horn

28.4875

Description

Such horn coverings made of metals are used to decorate bulls on festivals of Pola or Bendur in Maharashtra and Karnataka. On this festival the bulls are elaborately decorated with different ornaments like necklaces with bells and horn decorations. Their backs are covered with beautiful textiles or many a times their bodies are decorated with paintings in turmeric.

School of Art Collection.

Collection

Indian Decorative Art

Object Type

Animal Decoration

Material

Silver

Schools/Culture/Period

Bhavnagar, Gujarat

Technique

Repousse

Date

20th Century CE

Location

Bhavnagar, Gujarat

Dimension

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