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

Cream and Red Heavy Bridal Saree

Cream and Red Heavy Bridal Saree

Mantle (image 2) | probably French | 1880s | silk | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: C.I.50.36

Mantle (image 2) | probably French | 1880s | silk | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: C.I.50.36

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