Sarika Agarwal Textile Patterns

Textile Patterns & Embroidery Designs 9

Banni or Heer Bharat (Gujarat) Embroidery: The Banni or Heer Bharat embroidery originates in Gujarat, and is practiced mainly by the Lohana community. It is done with silk floss (Heer means “silk floss”) and it is famous for its vibrancy and richness in color pallets & design patterns, which include shisha (mirror) work. Bagh and phulkari embroidery of the Punjab region has influenced Heer Bharat embroidery in its use of geometrical motifs and stitchery.

Textile Patterns & Embroidery Designs 9

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