Checkout some famous Indian embroideries given below:
Aabla: Aabla is a traditional Indian embroidery which has its roots in Rajasthan and Kutch.
Aaari: Aari is a embroidery done on a cot. Aari originated from Barabanki near Lucknow. It is also known as khatla work.
Badla: Badla is a flat metallic wire, silver or gilt wire embroidery.
Butas and Butis: Buta butis are very popular. These are motifs composed of floral forms fitted into paisley shapes derived from the Mughal era.
Lari: Lari is a fine quality gold thread embroidery found in Bareily, benaras(varanasi), lucknow and agra. These days silver zari is equally popular.
Phool patti work: Applique from Aligarh where usually organdi or other fabric cutouts in floral and leaf motifs are affixed on to a plain fabric sometimes in tandam with silver tilla embroidery.
Chikankari: Originating from lucknow this invoves a technique of finding seperated warp and weft threads for a textual effect.
Taipchi: Darn stitch or muslin
Khatwa: Khatwa is basically an inverted satin stitch on muslin.
Murri: Murri is a satin knots.
Zardosi: Zardozi is basically a leaf scroll work in gold and silver thread on silk, satin, velvet and other rich fabrics. Zardozi is also combined with dabka work and its originally from Lucknow.
Mukaish: Mukaish or kamdani is a famous embroidery. These are silver dots strewn all over.
Kantha work: Originating from bangladesh, it resembles the running stitch.
Ek taar: Ek taar embroidery is basically a single thread embroidery used in crystals.
Bead and Crystal: Resham work is teamed with beads and crystals. Bead embroidery on textiles is done on embellish the fabric in a few regions Janagaon(Andra Pradesh) best known centre. Also Todas( Tamil Nadu) is a centre for bead embroidery.
Sitara work: Sitara embroidery is where sequins are embroidered into the fabric.
Embroidery have always been the backbone of India and that’s the biggest reason that today indian designs getting poularity worldwide.
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