Embroidery, Santiniketan, West Bengal – India, 2018

Coming together to embroider beautiful designs on silk and cotton sarees and shawls is a common way for women to earn some money. We visited two homes where there was one woman with design ideas organising a group of women who do the embroidery.

Embroiderers at Ana Das’s home
Manowra Begum
Manowra’s embroiderers
One of Manowra’s designs