Beaded, embroidered and fabulous! Dabka work with pearls and sequins.
During the British Raj, Awadhi workmanship was amalgamated with European and Chinese influences. The elaborate embroidery and rich borders of floral motifs used to be in pure zardozi and were much sought after
Rare embroidered cotton Bawan phulkari, Eastern Punjab.
Paisley rendered in chikankari
Esther Fitzgerald Rare Textiles. A floss silk embroidered wedding shawl from Sind, India. Late 19th early 20th century.