India | Rajasthan


Gota is a unique kind of embroidery work using the applique technique. It is done by applying small pieces of zari ribbon onto the fabric with the edges sewn down to create sophisticated patterns. Golden ribbons, of different widths, are stitched on the edges of the fabric in the same fashion, creating an impression of gold zari work.

Gota method is commonly used for women's formal costumes. Khandela near Jaipur is well known for gota embroidery work.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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