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Royal Blue Potli Drawstring Bags with Zardozi Embroidery

Rs.650.00 Rs.499.00

Here is your chance to own a hand-crafted piece of art and support local artisans…

This royal blue silk potli bag with floral zardosi work with red stones and zari, will make you glad that you bought it!!
It has a matching zari and blue silk tassle to complete the delicate feminine look. The potli, is big enough to hold the essentials, mobile, money and makeup!!

Measurements: Height 8” x Diameter 14”

Colour: Royal Blue with Gold Zardozi work and Gem stone

Material: Silk, matching gold cord shoulder strap

Region: Agra, Indi

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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