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Dazzling Ethnava chikankari Pink cotton kurti – 41121

  • Lucknowi craftsmanship echoes faultless vision by soothing pastel tones with Peach Pure Georgette Suit. Supporting and motivating the long-standing traditional Lucknowi Chikankari; the name Ethnava defines a rendition of the laudable needle workmanship.
  • Whitecotton threads make ‘Shadow work’ and ‘Keel’ stitches on a rich finished pure georgette base these stitches inspire the making of an intense and flawless attire which is tastefully satisfying.
  • SKU of Lucknowi Kurta: 41121
  • Style: Kurti
  • Color of Chikankari Kurta: Pink
  • Length of Chikan Kurta: 3 Meters
  • Silhouette: Chikankari kurta provides a comfortable and relaxed silhouette.
  • Touch & Feel: Soft and comfortable chikankari kurta
  • Fabric : Cotton
  • Thread: Cotton thread
  • Embroidery: Bakhiya & Keel

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Ethnava chikankari Pink cotton kurti

  • Lucknowi craftsmanship echoes faultless vision by soothing pastel tones with Peach Pure Georgette Suit. Supporting and motivating the long-standing traditional Lucknowi Chikankari; the name Ethnava defines a rendition of the laudable needle workmanship. Whitecotton threads make ‘Shadow work’ and ‘Keel’ stitches on a rich finished pure georgette base these stitches inspire the making of an intense and flawless attire which is tastefully satisfying.
  • Bakhiya or ‘shadow work’ is actually one of the most creative and unique forms of embroidery contained in Chikankari. In this stitch the filling is done on the wrong side while the design is bounded by a running stitch on the right side of the fabric to give it a neat look, since the stitch is made on the reverse side of the fabric, resembling the herringbone stitch. It brings out the vastness of this craft. Not only does Chikankari come alive in the form of embroidery on the face of a fabric, but it also embraces the fabric from below to create a shadow which fills up patterns. This stitch is one of the many tributes to the wholesomeness of Chikankari!
  • This type of stitch is known for its double back and shadow work. It’s mostly done from the wrong side of the fabric and the actual design on the front end is rendered in herringbone style. The shadow of the thread is seen on the cloth from the right side. In industry, it is also known as “Ulti” and “Seedhi” Bakhiya.
  • Whereas, in chikan embroidery, the ‘keel’ has derived its name from this beautiful piece of nose pin. To make this stitch, a very tiny stitch is picked up on the fabric with the needle and the Phandasticth is embroidered. Around this pearl like dot very tiny spikes are embroidered which have a ‘v’ shape on the top of the spikes and it resembles like the gold nose pin.
  • With its versatile style and simple elegance, this chikan kurta is a perfect wear for office, college, and even casual outings. This kurta can be paired with dupattas and palazzos to give it a more traditional look. Also, it can be teamed up with denim jeans to be a casual wear.

Add on to Chikan Kurta

For a head turning look, combine this elegant and graceful chikan kurti with matching embroidered palazzos. Complete the look of this lucknowi kurta with traditional dupattas.

Product Specifications

  • SKU of Lucknowi Kurta: 41121
  • Style: Kurti
  • Color of Chikankari Kurta: Pink
  • Length of Chikan Kurta: 3 Meters
  • Silhouette: Chikankari kurta provides a comfortable and relaxed silhouette.
  • Touch & Feel: Soft and comfortable chikankari kurta
  • Fabric : Cotton
  • Thread: Cotton thread
  • Embroidery: Bakhiya & Keel

Chikankari Trivia

  • Chikankari is an ancient form of white floral embroidery, intricately worked with needle and raw thread on a variety of fabrics like cotton, muslin, silk, organza etc. The word ‘Chikan’ has been derived from Persian language which was the court language of India introduced by the Mughals.
  • Into the northern heartlands of India, the heritage of craftsmanship has been passed down for centuries, generation after generation. Among the exquisite flavors of Mughlai and Awadhi food, the intricate carvings and the architectural wonders, the erstwhile Awadh also cradles the origins of Chikankari with pride.

Chikan Kurta Also Known : Kurta, Kurti, Noori, Top, Tunic, Boho, Dress

Misspelled words: chicken | chicken kurti | chicken lucknow | chicken work dress | chicken embroidery suit | chicken saree online | lucknowi kurties| chicken sari | chicken kadai suits| cikan kari| chicken work| chikan kari

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.

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