Pure Lucknowi Chikankari Suit #2
TOP – PURE COTTON WITH HEAVY EMBROIDERY.
BOTTOM – SEMI LOAN.
DUPATTA – CHIFFON DIGITAL PRINT.
Lucknowi Chikankari Suits are Comfortable & Skin Friendly.
Pure Lucknowi Chikankari Suit
The technique of creation of Pure Lucknowi Chikankari through chikan work is known as chikankari (चिकनकारी چکن کاری).
Pure Lucknowi Chikankari is an Art of Imagination, It is a handicraft process where the wooden blocks are hand chiseled in various design patterns, and the natural stew for printing is prepared, and printed on the cloth. The chikankari artisans then use ten ary of the needlecraft embroidery and perform the needlework artistically. There are 32 stitches of chikankari broadly classified into Raised stitch, Embossed and Flat stitch.
We Manufacture The Traditional Heritage of AWADH, ‘चिकनकारी چکن کاری ChikanKari’, Based in Chowk, लखनऊ.
Our Skilled Artisans are Specialists Of Authentic Hand Chikan Embroidery Art On a Variety Of Fabrics Like *Cotton/Chanderi/Mulmul/Rayon/Muslin
We Sell All Varieties of Pure Lucknowi Chikankari Suit/Kurta/Saree/Anarkali/Gowns/Lehenga
/Dupatta at a Reasonable Price Worldwide.
We Meet Bollywood Standards In Lehenga & Anarkali Dress.
Disclaimer: This product is hand embroidered and may have slight dissimilarities that are a natural outcome of human involvement in the process. These minor variations of Stitches/Motifs add to its charm and ensure you have a unique product
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Chikankari Embroidery – an art form from traditional times that remains popular even today
What is chikankari?
Pure Lucknowi Chikankari is very similar to Shadow work, a white embroidery work that uses herringbone stitches on the back of the fabric to fill designs, resulting in a fine shadow on the face of the fabric
What is the difference between shadow work and Chikankari?
In Pure Lucknowi Chikankari Suit, shadow work uses mostly herringbone stitch interspersed with some other stitches, Chikan work is a combination of many different embroidery stitches, flat, raised and knot stitches. In chikan work, some of the designs are worked from the back of the fabric and others from the front.
Where is this technique used?
Delicately worked Pure Lucknowi Chikankari Suits designs were embroidered on the finest of cotton mulmul (muslin) fabrics during the Mughal period, and it had value and worth for its aesthetics. It had been encouraged very much during that time to make it one of the most popular embroidery techniques of India and which has remained so till date. This embroidery technique is popularly used to adorn beautiful kurtas and sarees and even home decor items.
What are the stitches employed in Pure Lucknowi Chikankari?
Pure Lucknowi Chikankari has flourished owing to its variety in stitches and designs. There are 10 principal stitches made from raw skeins of thread and employed. There are another 26 or so more, making it about 36 different stitches that adorn fabrics with Chikankari.
- Herringbone stitch
- Double back stitch
- Running stitch, the most common stitch that is worked on the right side of the fabric
- Stem stitch
- Couched running stitch
- Combination of buttonhole stitch and satin stitch
- Chain stitch is used to design the outline of leaves and petals especially when they are connected within their pattern.
- Detached chain stitch
- Satin stitch
- Fishbone stitch
- Pulled thread work
- Romanian Stitch
- Detached eyelet stitch
- Different knot stitches
What fabrics are suitable for chikankari work to be done on them?
Pure Lucknowi Chikankari produces stunning effects on sheer fabrics for the shadowy effect that it gives. But Authentic Chikankari Suit Set is not restricted. You can do chikan work on any kind of fabric but the sheerest fabric is preferred for the shadow effect.
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