Colours of Punjab

Phulkari - Motley of Colors

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Phulkari - Motley of Colors

‘Kadh kasida pehreh choli, ta tum jano naari’ – Guru Nanak Dev Ji in Guru Granth Sahib (Only then you will be considered an accomplished lady when you will embroider yourself your own blouse) Phulkari (Phul – Floral, Kari – work) means flower work. Phulkari has an emotional, social and cultural value that is rate to find in any other form of embroidery. Embroidered with silk thread on cotton base, Phulkari is made by mothers for her daughters and daughters-in-law. Richly embroidered Phulkaris are an integral part of every auspicious occasion in Punjab. Phulkari is a part of every bride’s...

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