Chamba’s traditional skill

Although Himachal has no dearth of art culture, Himachal is known for its rich culture. District Chamba has always been an important contributor to keeping the culture of Himachal in the hearts of the people. Chamba handkerchief is also one of them. Today, when Chamba Baumal has been selected for national level tablets, it will be further strengthened at the international level. Because once again Himachalis feel proud about the Republic Day parade because of the chamba handkerchief, at such a time it is necessary to know the glorious history of Chamba Baumal and understand the supernatural art of Chamba Baumal in the current perspective. There is so much to write and read about the chamba handkerchief that he cannot be defined in any one article, yet he has tried to write the main things. The wonderful embroidery of the chamba handkerchief is quite ancient, even before the 16th century, this art was not only known as Chamba but it was also famous around. Initially, it was famous as a hill painting in Kangra, Noorpur, Mandi and Vaohohali of Jammu. Chamba handkerchief of hill painting and sculpture is a unique blend. It is also believed that the 16th century ‘Babe Nanaki’, which was the sister of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, has been preserved in the gurus of the clever prince, which is the oldest form of chamba handkerchief. Some people believe in
In the 17th century, Raja Prithvi Singh started the art of chamba handkerchief and started the “two-stupid soldering” art on a lot of sweat and napkin. Raja Prithvi Singh had made it mandatory for women to learn the art of chamba handkerchief in place of education and started the ritual to present chamba saplings in every auspicious work which is still popular today, even today, This is the reason why this art is still alive in the middle of the people.
In the 18th century, the work of the chamba handkerchief was at Zoro. Many artisans were associated with this art. At that time, King Usha Singh gave this art and artisans protection and the art of chamba handkerchief reached far and wide. Chamba’s handkerchief kept in Victoria’s Albert Museum, London, offers its great history, which was presented to the British Government’s representatives in 1883 by King Gopal Singh of Chamba, in which the works of Kurukshetra war were engraved. In the year 1911, Bhuri Singh of King of Chamba was given a lot of respect, and in the Delhi court, he presented many artefacts of chamba handkerchief to the British government.

Wonderful Art & Embroidery: –

            The Chamba Handkerchief was writing a new set of fame for its amazing art and splendid embroidery. The workmanship of chamba handkerchief is done on muslin, silk and cotton cloth, which are class and importers. Many types of art are inscribed in it, mainly in which Shri Krishnalila is very beautifully embroidered on both sides of the handkerchief, as well as the Mahabharata war, ranging from Govinda to several scenic scenes with great warmth. is made. A special kind of embroidery on the napkin has been patented internationally. The embroidery made on the napkin is such that both sides of the same embroidery emerge as bell boots. This is the speciality of this napkin.

Traditional Culture: –

Here the folk culture and songs are heard in the napkin. These folklore in folklore
“Ram Lachman Chopra Kheladi
Sia Rani Keladi Kasidaa “
Very famous that is sung on many special occasions.
In the personal life of the people and in traditions, chamba handkerchief is given an important place. people in chamba at the time of marriage gift these kind of gift as shagun to the bride and the groom. In ancient times, even in the royal families, chamba handkerchief was presented as a gift, that is why Chamba’s traditional art is still as famous as it was in erlier days.

Opportunities in employment: –

Today, many people, especially women, are engaged in preserving and easing this art. The government should add this old art to the employment sector. Today, the likelihood between the demand for chamba and the people is growing so much that the chamba handkerchief is sold for a price of 5000 to 50 thousand if the Himachal government has added the theme of the chamba handkerchief in vocational education in schools. There will be a very good step. This art will be transmitted to the coming generation and the amazing cultural heritage will be saved for a long time. So let us all respect this art and together with the Republic Day Parade welcome the wonderful traditional art.

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