Source: A 1931 dictionary
Belahari (बेलहरि) means "embroidery work".1
Belahari buṭṭā (बेलहरि बुट्टा) is the scrollwork embroidery seen on khukurī scabbards.
Fine Nepalese embroidery using strips of quill on a khukurī sheath. 1850s.
Sold by Mandarin Mansion in 2020.
A close-up of the fine work.
A close-up of the work, compared to a regular size pencil.
Simple embroidery using thread on a khukurī scabbard.
1. Sir Ralph Lilley Turner; A comparative and etymological dictionary of the Nepali language. London: K. Paul, Trench, Trubner, 1931.