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Embroidery - Kasuti Embroidery, Kasuti Embroidery of Karnataka

This age-old form of embroidery is from the state of Karnataka. What is particularly significant about this form is that it is simply done by counting the threads of the warp and weft with the designs traced or implanted as outlines. There are essentially four types of Kasuti Embroidery. They are Neyge Kasuti, Murgi Kasuti, Menthya Kasuti and Gavanthi Kasuti.

As a traditional form, it is specially done on IIkai sarees and blouse pieces. It boasts nearly seven hundred designs under different categories. This form of embroidery lends an exquisite effect and touch to the soft furnishings. Most designs have a religious touch and are derived from temple structures.

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