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Applique embroidery (patch work embroidery) of Pipli in Odisha

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Garden Umbrella / Beach Umbrella : Pipli applique embroidery

Once known as Utkala, which means the land of excellence in art, Odisha is a treasure trove of exquisite handicrafts and traditional arts & crafts, a rich legacy of an aesthetically advanced ancient culture.

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Garden Umbrella / Beach Umbrella : Pipli applique embroidery

Evolved slowly and gradually through generations of disciplined efforts, hanicrafts of Odisha have retained their beautiful traditional values along with the freshness and unique charm of their own.

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Garden Umbrella / Beach Umbrella : Pipli applique embroidery

All the artifacts are a lovely blend of beauty and utility. Dedicated labour of the talented artisans scattered all over the state has made Odisha a fabulous market of souvenirs and mementoes.  

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Garden Umbrella / Beach Umbrella : Pipli applique embroidery

Odisha offers a striking selection of decorative and utilitarian arts and crafts. Applique embroidery is one such crafts, which has beauty & utility both.

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Pipli applique embroidery canopy

Appliqué work originated in Odisha as a temple art. Coloured cloth, after being cut and shaped into the forms of birds, animals, flowers, leaves, and other decorative motifs is stitched onto a cloth piece designed as a wall hanging, canopy, garden or beach umbrella, lamp shade, cushion cover and other utility items.  

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Garden Umbrella / Beach Umbrella : Pipli applique embroidery

Tiny mirrors in a whole range of geometrical shapes and designs are then encapsulated by thread embroidery to create a striking work of captivating art-piece.  

Garden Umbrella / Beach Umbrella : Pipli applique embroidery

Though the craft of applique work is not unknown in other parts of India, it is in Odisha and especially in Pipli(20 kms from Bhubaneswar and 40 kms from Puri) that the craft has a living and active tradition that has continued for centuries.

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Pipli applique embroidery canopy

As with many other handicrafts of Odisha, the roots of the applique art-form is intertwined with the rituals and traditions of Lord Jagannath, the presiding deity of the Puri Jagannath Temple.

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Pipli applique embroidery canopy
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Pipli applique embroidery garden umbrella
Pipli applique embroidery garden umbrella
Garden Umbrella / Beach Umbrella : Pipli applique embroidery
Pipli applique embroidery canopy

Lamp shades: Pipli applique embroidery
Garden Umbrella / Beach Umbrella : Pipli applique embroidery
Lamp shades : Pipli applique embroidery
Garden Umbrella / Beach Umbrella : Pipli applique embroidery
Garden Umbrella / Beach Umbrella : Pipli applique embroidery

Spread India's Glorious Cultural & Spiritual Heritage

By Mala Chandrashekhar

Though academically trained in modern Western Sciences, Blogger Mala Chandrashekhar is a crazy maniac of India's ageless, timeless ethnic arts, crafts & textiles. The rich & glorious cultural & spiritual heritage of India is a subject extremely dear to her heart, and the whole of this Blog has been dedicated to spreading the immortal glories of ancient India worldwide, to every nook & corner of the globe, through these simple Blog-posts. Any constructive criticisms & suggestions in this regard for improvement of the Blog 'MOST WELCOME'. Also, High-Quality Guest Blog-posts 'MOST WELCOME". LinkedIn Profile : https://in.linkedin.com/in/mala-chandrashekhar-04095917a