This piece is one of a group of six similar pieces which may have been samples made for the export trade. The gold embroidery (zardozi) used metal thread and pieces of the iridescent wing-cases (elytra) of the beetle Sternocera aequisignata (family Buprestidae, Jewel Beetles).

This piece is one of a group of six similar pieces which may have been samples made for the export trade. The gold embroidery (zardozi) used metal thread and pieces of the iridescent wing-cases (elytra) of the beetle Sternocera aequisignata (family Buprestidae, Jewel Beetles).

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The art of 'zardosi' - created in Ancient India, the Hindus developed a method of stitches their saree's with silver or gold lining with gems. India - the land of colours and beauty

The art of 'zardosi' - created in Ancient India, the Hindus developed a method of stitches their saree's with silver or gold lining with gems. India - the land of colours and beauty

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