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Gota

Gota braids. Gota braids.

Gota is the collective Hindi word for metal thread braids and trimmings. They were and still are produced in Lucknow and other Indian cities. Gota is a form of zari metal thread fabric.

Gota is woven on looms and not made with either a needle or bobbins. So based on English terminology, gota should be known as braids and trimmings, rather than as a lace, as is sometimes done. Gota is particularly known for its application for gota work, or gota patti.

Digital source of illustration (retrieved 8 July 2016).

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Last modified on Sunday, 12 February 2017 02:28