I bought a synthetic fabric with black and gold stripes which looked like glossy tiger’s skin. The picture of the fabric is not available. for this , a black handloom mangalagiri cotton fabric was chosen for the tunic.
the yoke design-
celtic motifs which can be embellished with beads.
The yoke pattern traced on the fabric,

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The parallel lines on the motifs and neckline were worked with herringbone stitch in cotton skeins. The big central motif was done in two colours-

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The other parts of the design were worked with back stitches in metallic thread.

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Smaller motifs-

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