Lacework Crochet (Narsapur)
Lacework Crochet Made with thin threads and woven with thin stainless steel crochet needles of varying sizes, the exquisite hand crocheted lace works of Andhra Pradesh are very popular. The craft was introduced by a couple from Scotland and is carried on by thousands of women working part time at their homes in Narsapur and Palakol areas of West Godavari District and Razole Taluk of East Godavari District. This work engages more than 125,000 artisans, mostly women.
The lace work is available in diverse colours like pink, green and mustard, but beige and white are the most ordinary. It is available in different shapes - round, oval, oblong, tetragon and rectangle.
Lace work is also sequined with cloth to make bedspreads, pillow covers, curtains, etc. Frocks, skirts, waistcoats, 'dupattas', etc. are the demand of the youngsters. Lace works are also made as telephone covers, tea cosy, mats for dressing table, wall hangings etc.
Famous Items :
Bedspreads, Tablecloths, Mats, Luncheon Sets, Door Curtains, Skirts, Frocks, Waistcoats
WHERE TO SHOP
Lepakshi Handicrafts Emporium, Gun foundry, Hyderabad & Minerva Complex, S.D.Road, Secunderabad
Kalanjali Arts & Crafts, Nampally, Hyderabad