The art of 'zardosi' - some of the pictures didn't make it into the magazine but are too pretty not to share! Can you spot the gold, red and navy blue-black parrots? The zardosi looks and feels like a work of sculptural relief. Read about zardosi in the April issue of the curated magazine. www.thecuratedmag... Photography copyright: the curated magazine; #RiitiFashions #thecuratedmagazine #zardosi #embroidery
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
Zardosi - This is the very old art form of India. Its existence is from the mughal period. In this kind of embroidery gold and silver threads is been used to make the motifs and patterns. This thread is known as zari or kasab.