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Kumhar, Indian Potter
Kumhar means potter. Kumhars form a unique class in India. Kumhars are generally part of the Hindu community and they also find mention in some popular Indian mythologies.
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The vibrant culture of Jammu and Kashmir is also reflected in the textile crafts of the state, comprising the much famous Pashmina shawls, carpets and Namdah rugs, Pherans, chain stitch and crewel work with distinct embroideries.
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