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Kashidakari is the Persian name for a type of needlework.[1] This art prospered in mainland India for centuries and the art was passed down countless generations with each era bringing about subtle change in motifs and stitch patterns.[2] In current context it refers to any exotic folk embroidery or embellishment on fabric.


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Times of India

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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 03:18:45 -0700

Anju Modi's India Couture Week 2014 collection 'Manikarnika' for Day 2, was one based on the century's old artistry and heritage that India imbibes in its very core. The muse for the collection was the woman of today who is rooted in age-old traditions ...
Times of India
Sat, 03 Nov 2012 00:56:47 -0700

In the upcoming episodes, one will see Rahul donning kashidakari work, which is Kashmiri inspired embroidery, then Khari prints from Jaipur and Jamdani prints from East India among many others." Adds Rajesh, "We didn't want Rahul to look typical.

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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 20:30:00 -0800

The fifth edition of Women Expo has 73 local and international participants. Abayas with kashidakari (Kashmir embroidery), dresses from Bahrain, soaps from Beirut, cosmetics, jewellery, beauty and fitness programmes and a lot more are on offer at the ...
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Thu, 18 Apr 2013 20:06:21 -0700

Punjab, Hazara and Swat's 'Phulkari', Kashmir's 'Kashidakari' and 'Do Rukha' and the magnificent work wrought on the Baluchi 'Pashk' and 'Gaj' work of Sindh are indeed praiseworthy. Techniques of preparing the cloth to be embroidered are also common ...
Times of India
Wed, 13 Jun 2012 01:10:38 -0700

Then expert artisans do their Kashidakari and decorate it further with silk, bead and metal embroidery. Sometimes stones and pearls are also used to give it a finest looking. Jutti's are available in more than 100 designs in the market but ones with ...
Thu, 29 Mar 2007 01:55:18 -0700

Paradise on earth, the state of Kashmir, is also known well for its traditional Kashidakari embroidery, which is fine and colorful. These embroideries often draw inspiration from the beautiful nature around. The base cloth is generally white or cream ...

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