Putting Phulkari across the prism of cultural and historical lens, we are offered a unique window into the lives of people and their tradition of different eras. We have tried to explore this rich heritage through different types and varieties of this rich art form.
Phulkari has become indispensable part of the Royal Punjabi Wedding. Starting from shagun to the pagphera, phulkari nails it on nearly every occasion. It is not just adorned by the bride during multiple rituals, but is donned by close relatives and bridesmaid to add that extra color to the celebration.
Phulkari has transcended from the being the Punjab folk embroidery in 7th century BC to runway shows in 2020. As it continues its journey towards global platforms, the article sheds light on the rich heritage of this cultural fabric and its transitioning journey.