Lambani Embroidery

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Lambani embroidery is a traditional form of hand embroidery that is practiced by the Lambani tribe, also known as the Banjara or Gypsy tribe, in the state of Karnataka, India. The embroidery is known for its bright colors and bold designs, which are heavily influenced by the tribe's nomadic lifestyle and their love for nature and animals.

The designs used in Lambani embroidery are often geometric and floral patterns, as well as figurative designs such as birds, animals and human figures. The embroidery is mainly done on fabrics such as clothes, bags, and household items, and it is also used to decorate the tribe's traditional tents and vehicles.

The thread used in Lambani embroidery is mostly cotton and the colors used are derived from natural dyes. The embroidery is done using a combination of techniques such as chain stitch, running stitch, and mirror work.

Lambani embroidery is considered an important part of the tribe's cultural heritage, and it is also a source of income for many of the tribe's women. It's known for its vibrant colors, bold designs and its connection to the nomadic lifestyle of the Lambani tribe.