Rabari embroidery gets its name from its community from Bhujodi, who were a nomadic/ semi nomadic community of cattle raiser living in the western region of India, from Rajasthan to the Kutch region in Gujarat. Mirror chain stitch in various size and shapes is the specialty of Rabari embroidery, given this style a unique and beautiful edge compared to various other types in the league. Women use their creativity, aesthetics in embroidery works on textiles.
The girls prepare their own bridal dress, Toran (doorway hanging), shawl, bags, bedcovers and decorative camel covers for her future husband and family. Many designs are inspired by mythology and desert habitation. The Rabari women give a new dimension to the stark landscape of Kutch, through colorful threads and vivid imagination on the clothes. Few products of Rabari embroidery are Toran (Door way hanging), Scarf, Rabari Shawl, Kapadu (Backless Blouse), Paheranu (Skirt), Bags, Bedcovers, Camel covers.
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