Parsi Or Gara Work
Parsi embroidery or Gara work has its roots in Persia (from the Bronze Age) but with time it has incorporated influences from European, Chinese, Persian and Indian culture. Realistically pictorial, lyrically composed, aesthetically colorful and delicately embellished Parsi Gara embroidery is an emblem of style and elegance. Rich Gara embroidery, originally considered a Parsi family's heirloom, has become a rare, collectors' items because of the intricate work and beauty. Organizations like the Parzor Foundation have been working, since 1999, with the support of UNESCO and the Government of India to revive the craft.