Indian Cultural Influence on fabric in Wedding Décor

 

Indian Wedding Décor is characterised by its mixture of colours, traditions, intricate patterns and embroidery which reflects the cultural diversity and is represented in a best manner in a wedding décor. Combining these multiples cultures and its fabrics in wedding décor or event creates immersive experience for Couple and their guests which celebrates the tapestry of Cultures and Diversity.

 

  • North India

Intricate embroidery such as Zardosi, Chikankari and Gota patti on fabrics like georgette, chiffon and silk reflects richness and oppulance of Northern India. Zardosi work and Chikankari can be used for Cushions and Table Overlays in a Indian style weddings. Gota patti can be used for draping, scallops and ceiling.

 

Other than these embroidered fabric Bandhani type prints and Duppata’s from North India is used for Draping, Table runners and Ceilings.

 ChikanKari Work (Image credit - https://in.pinterest.com/pin/524036106641893092/)

 

 

  • South India

 

South Indian Patterns and designs such as Muggu, Banana leaves, Pichwai theme (Combination of Cows, Lotus, Peacocks and other elements) and Kanjivaram style designs have huge influence in today’s wedding décor. Those designs and patterns are used for backdrops in wedding function or house warming function as well as draping and in printed ceiling style. Kanjivaram designs are used for draping at entrance gates and side walls for typical South Indian Style wedding or infused in different style. We can simply say that South Indian Culture played huge role on event décor.

Muggu Table Covers (Decor Credit - Aara Decor, Bangalore)

 

  • West India

 

Western India’s Vibrant Hue’s like Royal Blue, Maroon, Orange and Mustard Colours traditional and primal patterns dominates the wedding Industry. It represents Indian cultural like no other. Bandhani Print and tie die type of prints are generally first choice for fabric décor for Jharokha and Draping and ceiling.

Mirror work from Rajasthan is widely used in for Cushion Covers, Table Covers and Canopy Décor creating a Dazzling Effect to wedding décor .

 

 

  • East India

 

Eastern States like Odisha and West Bengal’s cultural heritage of conch shell motifs and kantha embroidery with Bright Red and White Colours giving it simple and elegant looks which is primarily used as draping cloth at entrances and mandap décor.

 

Indian Wedding Décor is characterised by its mixture of colours, traditions, intricate patterns and embroidery which reflects the cultural diversity and is represented in a best manner in a wedding décor. Combining these multiples cultures and its fabrics in wedding décor or event creates immersive experience for Couple and their guests which celebrates the tapestry of Cultures and Diversity.

 

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