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Banjara Embroidery

The Banjaras of Andhra Pradesh are a nomadic race. They are known for creating exuberant clothes with fascinating embroideries. Banjaras move about from one place to another but still strive to preserve the fascinating and unpredictable traditions of their ancestors. The elder women wear tattoos and have ivory bangles in the hands. The Banjaras are also famous for mirror work.

Updated on 8th December, 2005


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