Phulkari art of embroidery is the pride of Punjab. Almost every woman in the state is seen weaving this stitch craft with thin needles. At times, the use of thick needles is also required. It literally means the flowers spread on a piece of cloth. If the entire piece of cloth is covered with Phulkari work, it is called as Bagh. And the Bagh explains the art to be garden of flowers. After all, the threads used in it are from silk yarn with bright colors, such as red, crimson, orange, blue, green, pink, yellow and golden.
Phulkari is one of the most fascinating sides of Punjab’s tradition. The motifs are created on the cloth piece in horizontal, vertical and diagonal styles. Starting with geometrical designs, this art expanded with designs of animals, pots, human figures, vegetables and daily-used objects. In fact, the designs oven as a part of Phulkari symbolizes various kinds of moods too. Chope is a cloth piece with embroidery on borders, which is given to the bride by her mother. Vari Da Bagh symbolizes fertility and happiness that is characterized by red cloth woven with golden yellow embroidery. This weaving art of Punjab has a touch of traditionality in it and is liked by all.