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Sad Story – Vanished Art

May 25, 2015 1 min read

Quote on Phulkari

Sad observation made by a housewife who, like all the other housewives of that era. embroidered extensively in her lifetime*.

[From the biography of Mrs. Krishen found in S. S. Hitkari’s book “Phulkari”]

Especially seeing how wonderful phulkari baghs are!

An example of a relatively young Darshan Dwar [est about 50-70 years old ]

Antique Darshan Dwar Phulkari Bagh Embroidery Textile Art India

 

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