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MATERIALS: Cotton & syn. cloth, cotton threads, rickrack, mirrors. CONSTRUCTION: Machine st., embr: Romanian, satin, chain, double btt. hole, rope stitches MOTIFS: Popat, jhad, phul STYLE REMARKS: Pako-known by only some members of the community. CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Used to cover thali during ceremony; given as part of dowry. CULTURAL REMARKS: The twisted thread used is called kashmiro. Scraps of clothes are used for edge. Bhatano, food cover.
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013