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Hanging of painted and dyed cotton made in western India for the British market, late 17th or early 18th century. Museum no. IS.156-1953.

Introduction to Indian textiles

Textiles have a long and distinguished history in the Indian sub-continent. The technique of mordant dyeing, which gives intense colours that do not fade, has been used by Indian textile workers since the second millennium BC. Until at least the 18th century, India was able to produce technically much more advanced textiles than Europe could.

The lotus Symbol in Shaded & Gold Embroidery
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Embroidery of India: The Symbols, Motifs, and Colors

The expression of ideas and concepts through symbols, both in arts and science is represented by objects and signs. The embroidery of India has been acclaimed the world over as an exquisite handicraft.

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Symbolic Motifs

Symbolic Motifs These motifs always symbolize some thing or there is always a reason behind it. These motifs are always present in the traditional motifs list Paisley Paisley is a droplet-shaped motif of Indian and Persian origin. It also resembles a mango so its called mangai motif In Persian the design is known as ""boteh jegheh“ The modern French words for paisley are boteh. In Pakistan, paisley designs are widely termed the carrey design. Carrey in Urdu means mango seed In Punjab, this…

Design Menu: Symbolic Motifs

Symbolic Motifs

Symbolic Motifs These motifs always symbolize some thing or there is always a reason behind it. These motifs are always present in the traditional motifs list Paisley Paisley is a droplet-shaped motif of Indian and Persian origin. It also resembles a mango so its called mangai motif In Persian the design is known as ""boteh jegheh“ The modern French words for paisley are boteh. In Pakistan, paisley designs are widely termed the carrey design. Carrey in Urdu means mango seed In Punjab, this…

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Design Menu: Symbolic Motifs

Symbolic Motifs

Symbolic Motifs These motifs always symbolize some thing or there is always a reason behind it. These motifs are always present in the traditional motifs list Paisley Paisley is a droplet-shaped motif of Indian and Persian origin. It also resembles a mango so its called mangai motif In Persian the design is known as ""boteh jegheh“ The modern French words for paisley are boteh. In Pakistan, paisley designs are widely termed the carrey design. Carrey in Urdu means mango seed In Punjab, this…

Kantha or bed cover from Bengal, India, late 19th - early 20th century, cotton, plain weave

Embroidery of India: The Symbols, Motifs, and Colors

The expression of ideas and concepts through symbols, both in arts and science is represented by objects and signs. The embroidery of India has been acclaimed the world over as an exquisite handicraft.

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Symbolic Motifs

Symbolic Motifs These motifs always symbolize some thing or there is always a reason behind it. These motifs are always present in the traditional motifs list Paisley Paisley is a droplet-shaped motif of Indian and Persian origin. It also resembles a mango so its called mangai motif In Persian the design is known as ""boteh jegheh“ The modern French words for paisley are boteh. In Pakistan, paisley designs are widely termed the carrey design. Carrey in Urdu means mango seed In Punjab, this…

tree of life

Symbolic Motifs

Symbolic Motifs These motifs always symbolize some thing or there is always a reason behind it. These motifs are always present in the traditional motifs list Paisley Paisley is a droplet-shaped motif of Indian and Persian origin. It also resembles a mango so its called mangai motif In Persian the design is known as ""boteh jegheh“ The modern French words for paisley are boteh. In Pakistan, paisley designs are widely termed the carrey design. Carrey in Urdu means mango seed In Punjab, this…

Design Menu: Symbolic Motifs

Symbolic Motifs

Symbolic Motifs These motifs always symbolize some thing or there is always a reason behind it. These motifs are always present in the traditional motifs list Paisley Paisley is a droplet-shaped motif of Indian and Persian origin. It also resembles a mango so its called mangai motif In Persian the design is known as ""boteh jegheh“ The modern French words for paisley are boteh. In Pakistan, paisley designs are widely termed the carrey design. Carrey in Urdu means mango seed In Punjab, this…

Animal Motifs
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Animal Motifs

Animal Motifs

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Embroidery of India: The Symbols, Motifs, and Colors

The expression of ideas and concepts through symbols, both in arts and science is represented by objects and signs. The embroidery of India has been acclaimed the world over as an exquisite handicraft.

Design Menu: Symbolic Motifs

Symbolic Motifs

Symbolic Motifs These motifs always symbolize some thing or there is always a reason behind it. These motifs are always present in the traditional motifs list Paisley Paisley is a droplet-shaped motif of Indian and Persian origin. It also resembles a mango so its called mangai motif In Persian the design is known as ""boteh jegheh“ The modern French words for paisley are boteh. In Pakistan, paisley designs are widely termed the carrey design. Carrey in Urdu means mango seed In Punjab, this…

Elephant Rider
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Elephant Rider

Elephant Rider

Prehistoric Art with Animals

Prehistoric Art with Animals

Prehistoric Art with Animals