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Zalakdozi Embroidery (Kashmir)

Example of zalakdozi embroidery. Example of zalakdozi embroidery. Copyright Victoria and Albert Museum, London, acc. no. IS.1392-1883.

Zalakdozi embroidery is a style of embroidery from the Jammu and Kashmir region in the northwest of the Indian subcontinent. It is made using a chain stitch to create long and flowing designs, whereby the motifs are filled with concentric rings.

Source: KALE, Smita (2011). Kashmir to Kanyakumari Indian Embroidery: State by State Embroidery of India, Bloomington: Author House, p. 19.

See also Kashmir embroidery.

V&A online catalogue (retrieved 17 August 2016).

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