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TRIBAL LADY - KUTCH by Michael Sheridan. 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. This attire is worn daily, not just on special occasions. | Clothroads

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.

The people who do this work could teach the haute coutute fashion world something about attention to detail and sheer skill-Craftsman

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,

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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

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The people of Meghwal tribe are originally from Marwar in Rajasthan. These days they are also found living in western Gujarat near the Pakistan border.

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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.

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Indian women in traditional costumes perform the Garba dance before the Navratri festival that celebrates the Hindu goddess Durga india sari

Kalbelia is a gypsy dancer very dynamic and expressive which belongs to Kalbelia community, known as nomads and snake charmers.

Kalbelia is a gypsy dancer very dynamic and expressive which belongs to Kalbelia community, known as nomads and snake charmers.

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