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Artworks | Francesca Galloway

Artworks | Francesca Galloway

[18th-century Mughal floor spread. Cotton plain weave with silk chain stitch embroidery, wrapped metal thread with silk core, and silk quilt...

Mughal cotton plain weave with silk chain stitch embroidery and wrapped metal thread, India Cent.

Filling in the details.A very interesting article on the textile printing and painting industry at local level.

Kalamkari is a type of hand-painted or block-printed cotton textile, produced in parts of India and in Iran. The word is derived from the Persian words ghalam (pen) and kari (craftmanship).