Black Potli Drawstring Bags with Zardozi Embroidery

Rs.650.00 Rs.499.00

Need to gift some dry-fruit, instead of the boring box that goes in the garbage the next day, why not use this silk potli as a gift bag? A keepsake for your family that they will enjoy for years to come…

This black silk potli bag with floral zardosi work with red stones and zari, can not get any better!!
It has a matching zari and black silk tassle to complete the delicate feminine look. The potli, is big enough to hold the essentials, mobile, money and makeup. Don’t miss the chance to get a matching one with each sari !

Measurements in cm: Height 18 x Diameter 11, String drop 33

Colour: Black with Gold Zardozi work and Gem stone

Material: Silk, matching gold cord shoulder strap

Region: Agra, India

 Own a hand-crafted piece of art and support local artisans.

4 in stock

Product Description

Beautiful Vintage Zardozi from Agra, India

Zardozi is an elaborate embroidery work which uses varieties of gold threads, spangles, beads, seed pearls, wire, and gota. Originally used to embellish the robes worn by Kings, now adorns our wedding outfits, coats, cushions, curtains, bags, purses, belts, shoes and the list goes on. It is usually done on heavy silk, velvet and satin with stitches like salma-sitara, gijai, badla and katori. Jaipur, Calcutta, Banaras, Agra, and Surat are famous for this work.

Agra’s Zardozi is very unique art of embroidery in three dimensions. The artist first makes free hand sketches of the subject. Then he embroiders in cotton threads over and over till he gets the required thickness and movements. Finally the artists takes fibre from silk threads, twists then together in the shades required for and embroiders with them the particular piece. In the process he creates original unparallel work of art. Read more here.


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