Greener Journal of Arts and Humanities

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Latif and Khan

Greener Journal of  Art and Humanities Vol. 2 (1), pp. 008-016March 2012

 © 2011 Greener Journals

Research Paper

Creation and exploitation of new Textile designs derived from Kashmiri Namda and Gabba Motifs.


1Safina Latif * and 2Romana Yasmin Khan


1Department of Arts & Design University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Muzaffarabad.

2Department of Art and Design Hazara University, Mansehra.


*Corresponding Author’s Email: Safina_textile @yahoo .comroma_opensea @hotmail .com


In Kashmiri and especially in Azad Kashmir Namda’s & Gabbas are prepared with unique traditional motifs. In this work transfer these matchless motifs on the cloth to produce new textile designs. This was a new addition in the textile designs. These designs appeared quite splendid and acknowledged by the experts in the textile industry. 

Keywords: Namda, Gabba, Kashmir, textile.

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