Angerkha Detail, Beetle Elytra in Textiles and Ornaments

Angerkha Detail, Beetle Elytra in Textiles and Ornaments, Cultural Entomology Digest 2Xochiquetzal and Itzpapalotl Butterflies of Ancient Mexico, Cultural Entomology Digest 4Detail of an angerkha showing a small butta worked on muslin with beetle wing pieces, silk threads, silver dadla and kalabatun, ca. late 17th early 18th century, collection of the National Museum, Delhi, India. Photo by R.K. Datta Gupta