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Meghwal Embroidery of Rajasthan

Embroidery

Meghwal Embroidery of Rajasthan

Meghwal embroidery is traditional craft practiced in the Kolayat tehsil and Bajju village of Bikaner district. Tools such as needle, thread and scissors are used for the crafting process. Traditional objects such as soulder cloth for the groom called malir, groom’s ceremonial scarf, worn over a safa called bokani, ceremonial square cloth or rumal, groom’s waistband or kadbandhan, blouse worn by married women or kanchali, bag gifted to the groom or khalechi, money belt or nolee, small purse or batua, bag for dowry items or thailo are produced under this craft form.

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