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Collection

Gujarat, India

Title
Hindu devotional glove
Place of origin
GujaratIndia
Cultural origin
Kutch?
Year
19th century
Media category
Textile
Materials used
embroidered fabric
Dimensions

25.0 x 30.0 cm

Credit
Gift of Dr J. Masselos 2010
Accession number
270.2010
Location
Not on display
Further information

Rare example of the glove worn by devotees when using their rosary beads: belief is that the glove intensifies the spiritual experience.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, October 2010.