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What is "Qalamkari" - Definition & Explanation

Qalamkari is a type of hand-painted or block-printed textile, produced in various places in India.

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A fabric composed of two or more preformed layers, at least one of which is a textile fabric, that adhere closely together by means of an added adhesive or by the adhesive properties of one or more...

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