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Reads by Rang — History of Indian Textiles

Shikargah - An ode to the Untamed

Fashion for Royals High End Fashion Styling for Saree History of Fashion History of Indian Textiles History of Shikargah Luxury Fashion Saree Styling for Winters Shikargah Velvet Capes Winter Fashion

The capsule edit of  Shikargah Jackets & Capes is an evolution of the design keeping tradition alive and resonant with Indian as well as Western fashion advancing the fine craft to the lands and connoisseurs beyond India.

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‘Boteh’ – The journey from Persia to Paisley

boteh motif history of boteh history of fashion History of Indian Textiles history of paisley origin of paisley paisley Paisley motifs Zoroastrian

‘Boteh’ is a Persian word meaning bush, shrub, a thicket (a small dense forest of small trees or bushes), bramble, and herb. Some would even take it to mean a palm leaf, cluster of leaves (perhaps as a repeated pattern) and flower bud. In Azerbaijan and in Kashmir (in the north of the Indian sub-continent), the name used to describe the motif is ‘buta’. Tracing its roots to the Zoroastrian temples, the boteh symbol has a remarkable resemblance to the image of the urn with the fire shooting from the top of the vessel. This flame flame has sometimes been...

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