The very mention of Punjab reminds us of royalty and richness prevailing in the heart of people. And the same is visible in the handloom sector of this state too. Though, Punjab is primarily an agricultural state; still, the art of touching senses with the style of handloom has a special place in this state. Famous for phulkari embroidery, the women of Punjab are almost busy in making beautiful designs. In this folk art form, when the embroidery is done closely and entire piece of cloth is covered; it is known as “Bagh”. This Phulkari work is seen, generally, on shawls, suits and dupattas. The embroiderers make use of vibrant colors to match the prosperity and the tone of celebration in Punjab.
Apart from the gift of Phulkari embroidery, Punjab is also known for weaving stylish durries. The durries are known to be pile less cotton spreads used on bed or floors. With various kinds of patterns, such as animals, leaves, flowers and birds weaved in different colors; this art form is taught to the girls in a very young age. It is the handloom traditions in Punjab that has found a special place in the heart of people, staying worldwide.