A Meghwal Lady – Kutch. Kutch is remote desert area located in far Western Gujarat State – India. A number of tribal groups live in the area. The tribal ladies of Kutch are well known for their elaborate embroidery which is most evident in their clothing.
Zardosi literally means “sewing with gold” and is originally a Persian art form. It involves creating designs with gold, silver and colorful metal threads. The effect of this embroidery is enhanced by the use of sequins, stones, glass and metallic beads,
The Jat - one of the hidden tribes in Gujarat (India). The Jats who live in Kutch are particularly conscious of their identity as a group and their sense of unity comes from a perception of shared historical traditions and a beli
The Banjara tribe is the most colorful of any tribal group in India, the original habitants of Rajastan, India. Banjaras have an unique costume and embroidery style. As nomads of the Thar desert, they live in Central and of Western India.