The village of Pipili is well known for its appliqué work. Appliqué comes from the French word appliquer, meaning "to put on". There are two variants to this technique: appliqué, where a fabric shape is sewn over a base layer, and reverse applique, wherein two layers of fabric are laid down, and a shape is subsequently cut out from the upper layer, exposing the lower layer, before both are stitched together. It is one of the product who have got Geographical Indication (GI) by govt of India. Pipli Applique Work Of Odisha received the Geographical Indication of India tag on 09/09/2008.