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Growing Flowers

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Pakistan, a land-locked country, has a rich history of handicrafts; all the regions have a wide variety of traditional art, craft and culture where one is always mesmerized by the beauty of the handicrafts. Phulkari embroidery falls under that category and is considered as one of the ancient textile arts of Punjab.

Phulkari translates to growing flowers. The embroidery includes floral motifs in bright colors. The flowers are beautifully arranged in rows. The more elaborated ones floral patterns is called bagh, meaning garden.



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