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Nabha Phulkari hand embroidered Rakhi

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Phulkari Mehla SHG is an initiative of The Nabha Foundation (TNF), has been built on the philanthropic activities of the Khemka family and its roots in Nabha. The most spectaculars are called Bagh or "flower garden" is embroidered with closely packed parallel stitches arranged in geometric patterns, with gorgeous glowing colors .The pocket on stole has a bagh style embroidery. This unique Rakhi set is made using the indigenous skills of Phulkari. Adding to the uniqueness of this piece, the embroidery was done on a natural hand-woven cotton fabric. The technique used is by counting of threads. Motifs used were an adroit representation of the dear and sundry values of Punjab. PRODUCT TAGS

Dimension Unit (LxWxH)

  • 10.00x2.00x10.00 Centimeter

Craft

  • Phulkari

Material

  • Cotton

Technique

  • Embroidery

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Phulkari Mehla SHG
Phulkari Mehla SHG
Phulkari literally means flower work. Densely embroidered motifs, barely revealing the base fabric is Bagh (garden). Time was, when on the birth of a son, during weddings and festive seasons, women all over Punjab sported Phulkari and Bagh odhnis. It was a personal craft, an expression of one’s creative urge. Usually a group activity for women, Phulkari means floral craft. It is traditional embroidery done in a simple and sparse design with closely packed parallel stitches arranged in geometric patterns with gorgeous glowing colors blending in a silky shimmer resembling a carpet of flowers in full bloom. The most spectaculars called Bagh or "flower garden" are embroidered with closely packed designs to resemble a dense carpet of flowers in full bloom The needlework on a particular piece is usually a labour of love of a single embroiderer, for the excellence of the embroidery lies in the uniformity of the smooth silk stitches. Originally Phulkari patterns were done...

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