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Ordered one as a gift. Loved the Toran i received so much, that i kept it for myself and ordered another one for the gift. Then kept that one, too :) and ordered the 3rd. I love the way the mirrors almost twinkle when you walk past them because of the changes in reflected light. All the colors are deep, rich colors. The 'yellow' has an edge trim of red, so that contrast was actually not quite as pleasing to me as the more same-palette tones of the red and blue...but it was still beautiful. I have them hung by their sewn-in loops at the top ends (there's one in the middle too) across the start and end of a narrow hallway. It looks beautiful....
Handmade Cotton Rajastani Mirrored Window/Door Toran (India)
Welcome guests and good fortune into your home with our Rajastani mirrored window/door toran. This traditional banner is hand-embroidered with lucky elephants and flowers and embellished with dozens of little mirrors.
ITEM#: 14769021Welcome guests and good fortune into your home with our Rajastani mirrored window/door toran. This traditional banner is hand-embroidered with lucky elephants and flowers and embellished with dozens of little mirrors. Each Toran is handcrafted by artisans in India and production will vary slightly from piece to piece.
- Very durable and beautiful
- Colors: Red, blue, yellow
- Hand embroidered
- Each toran measures 14 in. wide and 36 in. long
- Materials: Cotton, glass
Story Behind the Art:This item, made by women in Gujarat, India, is called a toran, an authentic traditional decorative hand-embroidered welcoming textile made of cotton. They feature elephants, considered very blessed and lucky, and are placed over the door of the entrance to the house. They are colorful and inlaid with little mirrors. Each is slightly different in color combinations so they reflect the handmade quality that one would expect from a home cottage industry product. Expect slight differences in the color combinations but they can be closely matched for a wonderful decorative effect. Each toran is a labor of love, and many hands.
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
All weights and measurements are approximate and may vary slightly from the listed
|Color||Blue Red Yellow|
|Accent Type||Wall Art|
|Dimensions||36 in. L x 14 in. W|
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The color of the panels was not at all like the picture and most of the tassles on one of the panels were missingRead More
Ordered one as a gift. Loved the Toran i received so much, that i kept it for myself and ordered another one for the gift. Then kept that one, too :) and ordered the 3rd. I love the way the mirrors almost twinkle when you walk past them because of the changes in reflected light. All the colors are deep, rich colors. The 'yellow' has an edge trim of red, so that contrast was actually not quite as pleasing to me as the more same-palette tones of the red and blue...but it was still beautiful. I have them hung by their sewn-in loops at the top ends (there's one in the middle too) across the start and end of a narrow hallway. It looks beautiful.Read More
I chose the blue Toran and I absolutely love it. I hung it up immediately and it looks wonderful in my foyer. It fits nicely in a standard interior doorway and has 3 loops sewn in for hanging. I am quite happy with this purchase.Read More
Very lovely. Would purchase again, although the colors are all different in the center of the panelRead More
i decided to hang this toran over my bedroom window and it looks awesome! IT TIES IN WITH MY INDIAN DECOR GREAT!Read More
I used three of them for valances in my bedroom. They look great and are so different.Read More
The red is more orange. My friend ordered the yellow and I liked the vibrancy of that one better. As pictured otherwise, good quality, and no missing mirrors! I found that to be an issue in purchasing similar items.Read More
Added two of these (blue) side by side to the door frame above our sliding glass door- perfect frame for the view of the lake, gives me a smile each time I see it. Stitching, mirrors, embroidery: everything is solid.Read More
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I have looked at these for the longest time. I have many Indian neighbors now, and love some of their decorating ideas, colors, fabrics, etc. I also read many positive reviews about the product.
Love love love these. I have 2 yellows, just ordered one more, and I'm hoping the green and red are back in stock soon. I use them outside in sheltered areas to drape either below or above some of my outdoor art pieces. They are also very eye-catching when used as swags on our fences.
Is this an acutal valance with a pockt for a rod on the back of it?
No, it is not.
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