An Invisible Craft: Rafoogari of Najibabad

An Invisible Craft: Rafoogari of Najibabad


Kani shawls and Jamewars (yardage for robes), known for their fine pashmina wool, wonderful range of colors and intricate patterns in tapestry technique and twill weave, were once produced in Kashmir during the Mughal period. Considered unique, precious and royal, they received a special place amidst other rare textiles.

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