During the British Raj, Awadhi workmanship was amalgamated with European and Chinese influences. The elaborate embroidery and rich borders of floral motifs used to be in pure zardozi and were much sought after

During the British Raj, Awadhi workmanship was amalgamated with European and Chinese influences. The elaborate embroidery and rich borders of floral motifs used to be in pure zardozi and were much sought after

Esther Fitzgerald Rare Textiles. A floss silk embroidered wedding shawl from Sind, India.  Late 19th early 20th century.

Esther Fitzgerald Rare Textiles. A floss silk embroidered wedding shawl from Sind, India. Late 19th early 20th century.

Rare embroidered cotton Bawan phulkari, Eastern Punjab.

Rare embroidered cotton Bawan phulkari, Eastern Punjab.

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