Embroidery is a great art that embellishes the costumesEmbroidery is an amazing craft of artisans who elaborate on the different costumes and make them look elegant. In particular, the Tilla embroidery of Kashmir is famous all over the world which adds grace and bride's look graceful in embroidered costumes. The bride's wedding suits in Kashmir are incomplete without the intricate designs of Tilla embroidery.
Tilla dozi or Tilla embroidery is needlework of Tilla artisans done on different costumes like Kashmiri pheran, a long woollen gown, Shalwar kameez, Saree, Shawl and others. This Tilla dozi is done by gold or silver threads woven into the clothes through the needle to embellish intricate designs on clothes. Though there are machines available now for this Tilla work, handmade Tilla designs are still in demand.
People in Kashmir are connected to this great work and craft this commendable art on different clothes despite facing difficulties. This needlework needs hard work and patience to accomplish the beautifully elaborate designs on costumes.