Class with a dash of exquisiteness is wonderfully orchestrated on Hand Embroidered White Viscose Lucknow Chikan Dupatta. An ostentatious Chikankari dupatta material with a contemporary touch produced using hand-woven texture in the marvellous white shade, a work of virtuoso by our specialist.
The famous stitches of Chikankari Phanda intricately hand-embroidered with white cotton threads that draw out the ever celebrate Lucknowi Chikankari in the most ideal way. It also has delicate mukaish work.
Mukaish or Muqaish or Mukesh or Mokesh work is a form of embellishment work in which strips of metallic wire are inserted into the fabric and then twisted to create metallic embroidery. This type of embroidery involves twisting thin metallic threads to create patterns all over the fabric. Also referred to as ‘sachcha kaam’, real silver and gold were traditionally used for this work. However, a variety of threads and metals are now being used. This form of embroidery can be done on all kinds of clothing items, right from sarees, lehengas and salwar kameez to shirts, tunics, kurtis and more.
Phanda refers to knots that are in the shape of Millets. Phanda is considered to be a more intricate version of stitches. However, the knots are much smaller and far more delicate. Mostly utilised in making the centre of the flowers in simple Chikankari design motifs. It is a knot type of a millet shaped stitch.
Chikan is a delicate and artfully done hand embroidery on a variety of textile fabric like muslin, silk, chiffon, organza, net, etc. White thread is embroidered on cool, pastel shades of light muslin and cotton garments.
Nowadays chikan embroidery is also done with coloured and silk threads in colours to meet the fashion trends and keep chikankari up-to-date. Lucknow is the heart of the chikankari industry today and the variety is known as Lucknawi chikan.
Chikan work in the recent times has adapted additional embellishments like Mukaish, Kamdani, Badla, sequin, bead and mirror work, which gives it a rich look. Chikan embroidery is mostly done on fabrics like cotton, semi-Georgette, pure Georgette, crepe, chiffon, silk and any other fabric which is light and which highlights the embroidery. The fabric cannot be too thick or hard, else the embroidery needle won’t pierce it.
The piece begins with one or more pattern blocks that are used to block-print a pattern on the ground fabric. The embroiderer stitches the pattern, and the finished piece is carefully washed to remove all traces of the printed pattern.
Add on to Chikankari Dupatta: For a head turning look, combine this elegant and graceful chikan dupatta with matching embroidered palazzos. Complete the look of this lucknowi kurta with traditional Kurta
Chikan kari Trivia: The craft of chikan work or chikan kari, more commonly called lucknowi chikan, is hundreds of years old and has been passed down from generations to generations by expert craftsmen. This age old art incorporates about 32 different stitching techniques that are often combined with pearls, mirrors and mukaish. Chikan kari kurta and sarees have been a part of this traditional art form for generations.
Chikankari is a delicate art of crafting intricate shadow and designer type of embroidery which was usually performed on the white yarn initially or colorless muslin cloths which are called as tanzeb. However, with the vastness in fabrics, georgette, cotton, chiffon etc. chikankari is done on all these and more
Chikankari Dupatta Also Known : Chunari, Chunri, Chunni, Odhni, Orna, Pacheri, Pallu, Shawl and Scarf
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Disclaimer: Our products are hand embroidered by expert artisans and may have slight dissimilarities that are a natural outcome of the human involvement in the process. These minor variations of Stitches/Motifs add to its charm and ensure you have a unique product.