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Parsi embroidery or Gara work has its roots in Persia (from the Bronze Age) but with time it has incorporated influences from European, Chinese, Persian and Indian culture. Realistically pictorial, lyrically composed, aesthetically colorful and delicately embellished Parsi Gara embroidery is an emblem of style and elegance. Rich Gara embroidery, originally considered a Parsi family’s heirloom, has become a rare, collectors’ items because of the intricate work and beauty.
China, Parsi embroidery silk panel, double sided.

China, Parsi embroidery silk panel, double sided.

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I consider this the prize of my sari collection. It’s an antique silk Parsi Gara sari made in China, probably around the end of the or early century.

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Fuchsia Pink Fabric Trim, 68mm wide unique White Embroidery, PARSI Work One Yard on Etsy, £3.90

Fuchsia Pink Fabric Trim, wide unique White Embroidery, PARSI Work One Yard


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Gara Embroidery Sari, Embelished with Stones

Gara Embroidery Sari, Embelished with Stones

Vintage Silk Parsi Trim Border 2. $15.00, via Etsy.

Vintage Silk Parsi Trim Border 2

Vintage Silk Parsi Trim Border 2. $15.00, via Etsy.

Parsi or Zoroastrian Embroidery Jabla Dress From Surat Gujarat India.Finest Parsi Embroidery work.Early 19th Century

Parsi or Zoroastrian Embroidery Jabla Dress From Surat Gujarat India.

antique silk Parsi Gara sari made in China, probably around the end of the 19th or early 20th century. On their travels to China, Parsi tradesmen from Gujarat fell in love with traditional Chinese embroidery and began to have saris embroidered there. They brought them back and sold them to wealthy Parsi women. This trade stopped after the Chinese revolution, and there have been no true Parsi Gara saris made since about 1950. There are very few whole saris left, and most of those are family…

It’s an antique silk Parsi Gara sari made in China, probably around the end of the or early century. On their travels to China, Pars…

Parsi Gara embroidery Saree

Parsi embroidery is yet another example of how a century-old art can be so relevant, without putting up with those bleeding colors. Parsi e.

Parsi Gara #Embriodery ~

Parsi Gara #Embriodery ~

Purple Jhabla embroidered in Parsi stitches ,that are very similar to Chinese embroidery (Pharyah)

Purple Jhabla embroidered in Parsi stitches ,that are very similar to Chinese embroidery (Pharyah)