Pichhaura is a garment worn at ceremonial occasions in Uttarakhand. From bride to great grandmother, every women in the family wear it on auspicious occasions be it namkarna (naming ceremony), marriage, upanayan (a ritual done during wedding). It has a special significance and is mandatory for all married women in the family or close relation.
The traditional Pichhaura is hand printed with traditional motifs with red color over yellow background. Pichhaura is worn by women during the preparations they made for Aipan folk painting.
Almora is a district in the Kumaun division of Uttarakhand in India, which is known for its cultural heritage, handicrafts, cuisine and wildlife.