Embroidery is one of the most sought out handicrafts of Pakistan the world over.Multan, Bahawalpur and surrounding areas are full of gifted men and womenwho produce one of the most adorable cross stitch. "Tilla" work, Pearl work and"Salma Sitary" work of NWFP are very famous throughout the country. Swat iswell-known due to thread embroidery, whereas, in D.G.Khan mirror work isdone on clothes. Works of these types are called "Kadhai." Chitrali "Patti," that iswoven on hand looms and Kadhai done on Chitrali Chugha is very famous
What is embroidery?
Types of Embroidery
Following are some types of embroideries in Pakistan as well as in our neighbor country India.
Zardozi Embroidery :
As far as the world of design is concerned, embroidery is the backbone of Pakistan. Some of our embroideries that can do wonder for Zardozi
Zardozi work is an ancient form of embroidery basically done with gold or silver zarithreads. It is also known as metal embroidery. Although now-a-days it is also done withcolored metal threads. The word Zardozi is derived by combining two words Zar and Doziwhich in Persian language means gold and embroidery respectively. Therefore it is clear that this art of embroidery was originated in Persia which was bought to India by Moghuls.
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