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Sikki, the golden grass of Bihar, is found growing in the wet and marshy area of Madhubani district. Traditionally --- and till today --- sikki...

In the hot and dusty plains of north India, chiks have traditionally been used to keep out the dust as well as the blinding heat of the hot summer...

In Tripura, a number of handicraft items are fabricated out of bamboo mats where bamboo splits form the weft in a cotton or rayon warp. The raw...

The art of phulkari has its origins in the early part of the 19th century when the odhini or head cloth was hoghlighted with embroidered flowers....

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Brocades of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Cut Work Textiles of Uttar Pradesh

JamdaniWeaving of Uttar Pradesh

Batik...