CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction. 2. Kashida of kashmir. 3. Chamba Rumal of Himachal Pradesh. 4. Phulkari and bagh of Punjab. 5. Chikankari Embroidery of Uttar Pradesh. 6. Embroideries of Gujarat. 7. Embroideries of Rajasthan. 8. Kantha Embroidery of West Bengal. 9. Embroideries of Bihar. 10. Kasuti Embroidery of Karnataka. 11. Embroidery of Manipur. 12. Zardozi Embroidery. 13. Banjara Embroidery. 14. Embroidery of the Toda Tribe. 15. Pipli Work of Orissa. 16. Phul Patti Work of Uttar Pradesh. 17. Miscellaneous Needlecrafts.
Beautifully designed and authoritatively written, this unique book provides the detailed and comprehensive description of the glorious needlecraft. It is a nice publication preserving whole story about origin, history, process, designs, and uses of very precious and very elegant ethnic embroideries and patchwork of India. The text is a result of deeply researched work and is beautifully arranged. The hundreds of illustrations make it easy to follow and useful especially for art and design lovers.