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by in Handicrafts

Carpet,A Pak Gabbeh is very similar

Carpet weaving may have been introduced into the area of present-day Pakistan as far back as the eleventh century with the coming of the first Muslim conquerors, the Afghan Ghaznavids and the Ghaurids. It can with more certainty be traced to the beginning of the Mughal Dynasty in the early sixteenth century, when the last successor of […]

by in Textile-Items

Towel, describes garments worn

The term is also used for all types of knitted fabric, and its thickness and weight is defined by denier or opacity. Lower denier measurements of 5 to 15 describe a hose which may be sheer in appearance, whereas styles of 40 and above are dense, with little to no light able to come through on 100 […]

by in Food-Items

Rice,Basmati and Non-Basmati rice

Pakistan produces different qualities of Basmati and Non-Basmati rice. Almighty Allah has very graciously blessed Muridke with rich and fertile land. This area is irrigated by biannual canal and the nature of soil is called calcareous having water holding capacity for longer period. As such rice grown in this area is healthy, Aromatic and soft. […]

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shawls, a simple item of clothing

A shawl (from Persian: lang-Urdu شال‎ shāl,which may be from Hindi: दुशाला duśālā, ultimately from Sanskrit: शाटी śāṭī) is a simple item of clothing, loosely worn over the shoulders, upper body and arms, and sometimes also over the head. It is usually a rectangular or square piece of cloth, which is often folded to make a triangle but can also be triangular in shape. Other shapes include oblong shawls