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Lippan Kaam Toran (Mud & Mirror Work Decorative Door Hanging)

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Lippan kaam or Lippan work is a traditional art form from Western India and is mainly done by women of the Rabari community of Kutch, Gujrat. This mud relief work is done on the inside mud walls of bhungas (mud huts) using clay. The word ‘Lippan’ translates to clay and ‘kaam’ to work.

Geometric patterns and traditional Kutch motifs are sculpted freehand. Each pattern in embellished with small mirrors of various sizes and shapes. In addition to geometric patterns and Kutch motifs, it is common to see birds, trees, animals, and human figures in Lippan kaam.

The mud mixture is prepared by kneading clay or camel dung with hay (as it contains fibers serving as a binding agent) with water. Glue or starch is used to stick small mirrors or dried seeds of different sizes and shapes.
Though the authenticity of Lippan kaam lies in a completed piece that is all white or in shades of neutrals; bright colors like red and green are sometimes painted on the dried clay work.

Mostly done by women, this is usually done in groups while chatting or singing bringing a sense of togetherness. These scintillating murals bring life, gaiety, and beauty to their generally harsh life. The women are so experienced in this art form that they usually don’t draw or trace a pattern before beginning work. It is inherent nature within us to want to decorate our homes and surround ourselves with beauty, beauty as each one of us sees it.
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This is an apparel size guide for women's clothes sizes XXS to XL. Included are directions on how to measure and a link to a printable tape measure.

Women's Clothing Size Chart


Sizing Guide    XXS       XS       ------- S -------      ------- M -------      -------- L --------         XL

U.S. Sizes           0           2          4           6          8         10          12          14          16
Bust (inches)      31.5       32.5     33.5     34.5      35.5      36.5       38          39.5        41
Waist (inches)     23         24        25         26         27         28         29.5        31          32.5
Hip (inches)        33.5       35        36        37          3          39         40.5        42          43.5
Inseam (inches)  31         31.25    31.5     31.75    32         32.25     32.5        32.75      33
 

How to measure for the right size Bust:  Measure around the fullest part of bust under arms with arms relaxed down at sides.
Waist: Measure around natural waistline which appears as crease when bending to one side.
Hips: Measure around fullest part of body at the top of legs with feet together.
Inseam: Measure from inside crotch seam to the hem of pants that fit you well.
Rise: Measure from the crotch to top of waistband.

Pants Rise Guide
Sits above waist (inches) = 11-12
Sits at waist (inches) = 10-11
Sits low on waist (inches) = 8.5-10
Sits ultra low on waist (inches) 7-8.5
Sleeve: Measure from center back of neck, over point of shoulder, and down outside of arm past elbow to wrist with arm relaxed at side.
Skirt Length: Measure from the waist down. Skirts are measured from center front. Skirts with waistbands are measured from seams down. Skirts without waistbands are measured from top down.
Coat/Dress Length: Measure from the highest point of the shoulder down.
Tall Sizes: Women 5'7"-6'; sizes 6-16, tops 1"-1.5" longer; pants inseam 2" longer and rise 1" longer; skirts and dresses 2"-3" longer.