Kashikari: The power of centuries-old mosaic art
Among South Asia’s oldest cities, Multan, is home to historic arts and crafts in which blue ceramic crafts holds special mention. This hand painted glazed pottery craft is known as kashikari, following an individualistic style that is instantly recognizable by its repetitive designs and colours.
Although historians and archaeologists are of the view that the hand painting craft has Persian and Chinese (Mongol) influence from Kashgar, but some art observers believe that over the centuries, Multani Kashikari has inadvertently developed a style of its own.
Read more about this exquisite, intricate Pakistani craft in this article by GoUNESCO intern Ayesha Ibrahim - https://www.gounesco.com/ceramic-power-blue-multani-kashikari (Click link in bio)
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