MAP OF UNDIVIDED PUNJAB. SOURCE: THE IMPERIAL GAZETTEER OF INDIA (1907-1909) http://DSAL.UCHICAGO>EDU/ – TAASA Review September 2017
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Created over many years to become family heirlooms, baghs were embroidered in silk floss covering the entire base khaddar (cotton) material.
They were created by women within their own families, for wearing and presenting on auspicious religious occasions and as markers of significant life events such as marriages and births.
Made by Hindu, Sikh and Muslim women they were never intended to be made or sold for a market or gifted to outsiders...