DORI WORK: AN ANCIENT INDIAN HANDICRAFT

Dori work is an ancient Indian craft that features spectacular embroidery work. This magnificent artwork is achieved with a simple needle and thread. It often uses other stitching techniques such as couching and Zardozi stitching along with the use of fine, multi-colored silk threads. These vibrant threads are used to enhance the motifs and designs of the fabric. The History of Dori The existence of Dori work can be traced as far back as the Cro-Magnon period. Many pieces of fabric were found containing stitch work patterns. These fabrics were also creatively stitched with precious gems in many colors. Traditional Dori work was often worked for members of the royal family. During the Mughal period, emperors often patronized this type

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