Kharak is a popular embroidery technique originated in Rajasthan, India. It derives its name from the fruit of the desert, the date, which is locally called kharak. Its characteristic feature is its clusters of narrow bands or bars of satin stitch. Popular patterns of Kharak embroidery include bewari kharak and ghinghro wall kharak. The people in Sindh use Kharak mostly on apparel, and more commonly on shawls.