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Embroidery in India includes dozens of embroidery styles that vary by region and clothing styles. Designs in Indian embroidery are formed on the basis of the texture and the design of the fabric and the stitch. The dot and the alternate dot, the circle, the square, the triangle, and permutations and combinations of these constitute the design.
  • Types 

  • Aari 

  • Banjara embroidery 

  • Banni or Heer Bharat (Gujarat) 

  • Chamba Rumal (Himachal Pradesh) 

  • Chikan or Chikankari (Uttar Pradesh) 

  • Gota (Jaipur, Rajasthan) 

  • Kasuti or Kasuthi (Karnataka) 

  • Kashmiri embroidery 

  • Phool patti Ka Kaam (Uttar Pradesh) 

  • Punjabi embroidery 

  • Pipli (Odisha) 

  • Toda embroidery 

  • Zardozi or Zari or kalabattu