The Applique Craft is an extraordinary sewing method where the fabric patches are layered upon a base fabric to finally stitch in the same place with the help of a machine or by hand where the raw edges are turned or draped by decorative stitching. The elegance of the applique craft depends on the intricacy of the work and the stitches, which are chikan, guntha, turpa, and similar other techniques.
The Khovar- Sohrai paintings originate from the tribal areas in Hazaribagh and its adjoining district of Jharkhand state in India. The Khovar is a wall or mural art consisting of black and white colours. Artiste Bulu Imam, the Padmasree awardee(2019)is the person credited for bringing the tribal art of Khovar to the world. From the early 90s, he is working tirelessly for bringing tribal art to art lovers. In the contemporary artwork, the tribal wall painting of Khovar is slowly but definitely making a place for itself.
Gond art is an exquisite form of folk art practiced by the Gond tribal community of central India. The main themes and motifs are derived from local flora and fauna, deities, and cosmopolitan culture. Nature plays a major role in Gond paintings. Gond art has gained immense popularity across the world for its intricate designs created by the Gond artists.
India is an incredibly rich country when it comes to the craftsmanship brilliance of the diverse artisans. Embroidery is the art of embellishing fabric or other materials with the help of thread or yard which is applied using a needle. In terms of traditional textiles, each state of the country has exhibited its unique expertise in crafts.