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What is "Jamdani" - Definition & Explanation

Jamdani is a kind of fine cloth made in Bangladesh.
Fine cotton muslin with a floral pattern brocaded in thick soft cotton. Dacca was a famous center for the production of fine jamdani work.
A very lightweight Bengali woven cloth that features thicker threadwork ornament that is applied to the cloth with needles as the cloth progresses on the loom.
Jamdani is a kind of fine cloth made in Bangladesh. Though mostly used for sari's, Jamdani is also used for scarves, handkerchiefs etc. Jamdani is believed to be a fusion of the ancient cloth-making techniques of Bengal dating back before christ with the middle eastern influence of muslin brought by the muslims starting from the thirteen hundreds.

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