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Textile Ornamentation

Odhni with gold embroderyBesides all this jewelry, the saris and the lehengas (long skirts) of the ladies may be richly and heavily embroidered with gold and silver threads. A single grain of gold could be drawn to a length of 500 feet.

Gold embroidery called Karchop is done on masnads & elephant trapping fans & canopies. The gold work of Jaipur is also famous.

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