What are the material used in phulkari?
Answer: Traditionally, Phulkari was made of thick fabrics especially a thick cotton fabric known as khaddar. Nowadays, phulkari is doing on all kind of the fabric like chiffon and on light weight cotton also.
What is the Speciality of phulkari?
Phulkari means ‘flower craft’. Phulkari, the rural embroidery tradition of Punjab, is like an embroidered shawl but very vibrant and attractive. Traditionally, Phulkari was made of thick fabrics especially a thick cotton fabric known as khaddar.
What is the difference between phulkari and Bagh?
The difference between the Phulkari and Bagh is Phulkari cloth is ornamented with embroidery and the base is visible, in Bagh the fabric is so closely embroidered that the silk threads covers almost the entire ground, so the base is not visible. Bagh is made for special ceremonial occasions.
Which place is famous for phulkari embroidery?
The exquisite embroidery is known to have been made in the districts of Hazara, Peshawar, Sialkot, Jhelum, Rawalpindi, Multan, Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ambala, Ludhiana, Nabha, Jind, Faridkot, Kapurthala and Chakwal of the Punjab region.
What is a meaning of phulkari?
1 : a flower pattern embroidery made in India. 2 : a cloth embroidered with phulkari especially : a Punjabi peasant’s chador.