Digitalised hand-made wall hanging in Ahir embroidery work For Home Wall Art Decor - 01

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Square wall hangings hand-made in Ahir embroidery which is also used as table cloths or ceremonial clothes are locally known as ‘Chakla’. ‘Chakla’ means a piece or item that has four angles.

It has floral, angular, and peacock motifs in green, white, yellow, and blue on red fabric.

Ahir embroidery is practiced by the people of the Ahir community who migrated from Gokul (Mathura) to Kachchh and Saurashtra are considered to be descendants of Lord Krishna. The designs of Ahir embroidery are free-flowing, contain smooth curves and ornately endowed circles following one another in a rhythmic row of embroidered patterns. The needled embellished technique practiced by the pastoral Ahir community women reflects simplicity and is highly inspired by the flora and fauna surrounding them.