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Khabdan- Pile Carpets of Ladakh

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Khabdan- Pile Carpets of Ladakh

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The tools needed for this craft are thisha- vertical frame loom, dhunki- hammer, chamba- scissors, tee- knife used to cut knots, chakda- rod for making loops and panja- beating device. Motifs such as khorlo, medallion, snow-lion, frog-step etc are hugely popular in the adorning of the khabdans.

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