from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of flower embroidery done by the natives of the Panjāb in India; also, a cloth so embroidered.


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  • The khaddar was then dyed in different colors and transformed into beautiful, multicolored shawls using the traditional phulkari embroidery.


  • An upright piano, in an ebonised case, draped across the back with an Indian phulkari -- discs of looking-glass set in coarsely worked yellow eyelet holes forming the border of it -- stood at right angles to the wall just short of the bay window.

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  • West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka, carpets, doormats, and saris with phulkari design from Warangal are on display, says K. Arunachalam, manager.

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  • WHEN SENATOR Hillary Clinton evinced interest in a designer phulkari coat a few winters ago, fashionistas back home went scurrying towards this embroidery from - Articles related to Triumph for British fashion at Baftas

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  • All about phulkari: The traditional handicraft of Punjab paper and runs 'The Paper Shoppe' in the city believes that there is a lot more awareness about handmade paper - Articles related to PM promises promotion of handicraft sector

  • The exhibition also has a large collection of handlooms from many States, including chanderi silk from Madhya Pradesh, Lucknowi chikan work and Punjabi phulkari embroidery.

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  • And a simple, unmade-up heroine, dressed, for the most part, in 'salwaar kameez' and 'phulkari dupattas'.

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  • Besides gidda and bhangra, quiz events and folk songs/ghazals, classical vocal instrumental music (percussion and non-percussion) and art and craft item competitions, phulkari embroidery, dasuti stitch, pakhi design, crochet work, knitting, mehndi designs and rangoli activities were also held on Friday.

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  • In phulkari embroidery competition, Asma Parveen of Dev Samaj College for Women, Chandigarh, Amandeep Kaur of Khalsa College for Women, Sidhwan Khurd (Ludhiana), and Amandeep Kaur of Guru Nanak College, Muktsar, won the first, second and third positions respectively.

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