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Banni Embroidery

Banni Embroidery is practiced by the women belonging to the Lohana community of Kutch District in Gujarat. It is one of the renowned styles of embroidery originating from the state. It is marked by its minute designs and mirror-work. Mauve, yellow and pink are the colors usually used.

Banni Embroidery is an integral part of the traditional life in Kutch. After a wedding, a bride carries to her new home garments containing this particular embroidery.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Kutch


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