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Art & Culture of Bihar
Sujini Embroidery

Sujini Embroidery is famous as well as beautiful work of handicraft in Bihar. Sujini is a traditional quilt made with layers of old cloth for inner stuffing and this craft is mostly practiced in rural areas. For embroidery cotton or colorful threads are mostly used. The design in this craft mostly depicts village scene or religious scene. Khatwa is a kind of applique work in Bihar used to create decorative items like tents, canopies, shamianas, etc. This craft uses Persian designs and circular central motif designs.

Sujini is form of Embriodery done in running stitch in a scale pattern and depicts village scenes such as bride in palanquin, peacocks dancing, boy flying kite, etc.


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