Popular Crafts

Micro-calligraphy and painting on rice grain(s) is an old Indian tradition. This craft requires immense concentration, neatness of hand, and keen...

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...

Kalamkari hand painting is done with a stick which is wound with thread that has been dished in dye.. Kalamkari paintings shape temple hangings,...

Madhuban, in the Himalayan foothills of Mithila, is the home of the Madhubani paintings. Traditionally, on festive and religious occasions, and...