Bodice, Austrian, silk, metal, wool, synthetic, 1890-99. This handsome piece incorporates an interesting combination of materials with lively patterning and embroidery. The puffed sleeves mimic the leg-o-mutton style prevalent in the 1890s. Regional costumes often evolved over time, incorporating fashionable trends with traditional forms.
Gulabkar Lahariya Hand Embroidered Pashmina Shawl - This beautiful collectors piece has been made by Najibabadi craftsman and rafoogar imitating antique woven designs of the dorukha Kashmir jamawar shawls of the Avadh court. - This Kashmiri Pashmina shawl is fully hand embroidered in anchor thread. - This piece took one year to embroider.