May 30, Chamba embroidery designs were based on nature, mythology, gave birth to an intricate form of needlework known as the Chamba Rumal. Explore ANTARA’s board “CHAMBA RUMAL” on Pinterest. | See more ideas about Embroidery patterns, Textile design and Textiles. Feb 7, The Chamba Rumal or the Chamba Handkerchief is an embroidery handicraft that rose to prominence under the patronage of the former rulers.

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Amritsars central walled city has narrow streets mostly developed in the 17th and 18th century, the city is a peculiar example of an introverted planning system with unique areas called Katras.

It is possible there was a small-scale conflict, transformed into a gigantic epic war by bards.

People of every class,rich or poor, high or low produced these rumals in some form or another, whereas the elite class preferred more beautiful and intricate designs. It was earlier done by the ladies of the Royal families rkmal is today practiced by women of the Chamba region. The chajba were adorned by men and women alike.

The artistic activity of Chamba rumal survived and practiced only in old Chamba state where painters continued to work even up to the present time. The most commonly used stitch is the double satin stitch and the embroidery is known as do-rukha.

The riches are brought mostly by industrial units, which produce industrial goods, machine parts, auto parts, household appliances, hosiery, apparel. Not being a unit, the extent of the region is the subject of debate. Chamna was also provided from the frescoes done rumall the Rang Mahal of Chamba. Ludhiana β€” Ludhiana is a city and a municipal corporation in Ludhiana district in the Indian state of Punjab, and is the largest city north of Delhi.

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This was a time for Nanak, as the Puratan Janam Sakhi suggests. Chamba Rumal Geographical indication Chamba Rumal handkerchief. Popular tradition holds that the war marks the transition to Kaliyuga, a number of other proposals have been put forward, P. Inspiration was also provided from the frescoes done in the Rang Mahal of Chamba.


No miniatures survive from the reign of the founder of the dynasty, Babur, nor does he mention commissioning any cjamba his diaries, the Baburnama. The main religions of the Punjab region are Islam, Sikhism and Hinduism, other religious groups are Christianity, Jainism and Buddhism.

Known as emboidery “needle wonder” Chamba Rumal is now made in square and rectangular shapes.

As a result 16 designs have been recreated and quality restored. At the turn of the 20th century, British India consisted of eight provinces that were administered either by a Governor or a Lieutenant-Governor, during embroideey partition of Bengal the new provinces of Assam and East Bengal were created as a Lieutenant-Governorship. Brides were considered to be all rounders if they were well trained in the camba of embroidery of the Chamba rumal.

It was considered and additional merit ruaml the brides were well versed in the craft of embroidery. In India the wider definition includes parts of Delhi and Jammu Division, the formation of the Himalayan Range of mountains to the east and north-east of the Punjab is the result of a collision between the north-moving Indo-Australian Plate and the Eurasian Plate. The handkerchief would be cut into shapes like squares or rectangles.

Chamba Rumal

At the end of the Janam-sakhi there is an epilogue in which it is ruumal that the work was taken to Guru Gobind Singh for his seal of approval 3. Vartak calculates a date of October 16, BCE using planetary positions 6. About Anuradha Tiwari This author hasn’t written their bio yet. These particularly small enterprises lack access to markets fumal hence do not have predictable income and growth.

Subjects are rich in variety and include portraits, events and scenes from life, wild life and hunting scenes. Hand tools and industrial equipment are other specialties, the apparel industry of Chamha is famous all over India for its woollen sweaters and cotton T-shirts, most of the top Indian woollen apparel brands are based in Ludhiana The materials used still consist of muslin, malmal, khaddar a coarse fabricfine charcoal or brush, and silk threads without knots.


Bronze, probably 20th century. The line drawing in pahari painting is very important part as the pictures are finished by the fine and sensitive outlines embroiderg the filling of the colours.

Animals and plants were more realistically shown. Rumals were used as wrappings for auspicious gifts and as ceremonial coverings.

The space of rumals is in variably detailed with variations of trees,shrubs, decorative plants and phulpatti designs. Khaddarwhich is basically a rough, and hand embrlidery cottonand malmalalso known as fine muslin, were the fabrics used in creating Chamba rumal.

Floral motifs used during marriages. Basholi is located at DCC also established Charu, a training centre to equip craftspersons with the art form and enable them with the right resources for a sustainable means of livelihood. Krishna statue at the Sri Mariamman temple, Singapore. He later became a translator who helped take Buddhism to China. Retrieved 8 February Earliest reported form of this rumal is the one made by Bebe Nankisister of Guru Nanak in the 16th century, which is now preserved in the Gurudwara at Hoshiarpur.

Fine charcoal or a brush would also be utilized. Krishna emgroidery Arjuna at Kurukshetra18thβ€”19th-century painting.

Kashmir β€” Kashmir is the northernmost geographical chaamba of the Indian subcontinent. Amritsar pronunciation ;Punjabi pronunciation: The nearest city is Lahore, the second largest city in Pakistan, Amritsar is home to the Harmandir Sahib, the spiritual and cultural centre for the Sikh religion.

He set up a spiritual, social, and political platform based on equality, fraternal love, goodness. It is situated on the bank of River Ravi at an altitude of ft. Other stitches like the cross stitch, the button β€” hole stitch, the long and short stitch, and the herring-bone stitch,as well chhamba pattern darning,were also used occasionally.