Chikan embroidery

Chikan work or embroidery is also known as chikankari, which is most beautiful and artistic hand work done on variety of fabrics like cotton, muslin, silk and chiffon etc. basically done with white orĀ  light shade thread on light and cool shade garments(muslin and cotton). Originally chickan began as white on white work,it is developed in mugal period and lucknow becomes centre of chilankari work or embroidery. But now it is also created with coloured cotton and silk threads with mukaish, kamdani, badla, kamdani, sequin bead,and mirror work.

Stitches of chikan embroidery

Tepchi

Bakhiya

Hool

Zanzeera

Rahet

Murri

Jail

Darzdari or turpai

Ghas patti

Dhania patti

some designs for embroidery work

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different types of embroidery motifs

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