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Stitched with Care: Handmade Tale of Kasuti Embroidery from Karnataka

The hands that embroider the Indian textiles are artists of the greatest degree. One such embroidery tradition from Karnataka is Kasuti embroidery. It is a popular art form in northern Karnataka that is practised by women of the region, India, rooted in the region’s villages. It is one of the oldest Indian practices, dating back […]

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Bagh: Intricate Imprints on Cloth, A Printing Tradition from Madhya Pradesh

Bagh, a picturesque village in the heart of India, Madhya Pradesh, is renowned for its exquisite block printing technique known as Bagh. This remarkable craft takes its name from the meandering River Baghini, which gracefully flows through the village, symbolising the very essence of this art form. Bagh printing is an extraordinary display of vibrant

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