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Charming Ethnava pink chikankari cotton kurti – 41114

  • This elegant and classy pink chikan kurta is a clear embodiment of perfection. Using white cotton thread and “Shadow work” embroidery techniques on cotton fabric to create delicate and intricate floral patterns and motifs, this chikan kurta is a perfect blend of traditionalist craft with a punch of modernity.
  • SKU of Lucknowi Kurta: 41114
  • Style: Kurta
  • 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

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Ethnava pink chikankari cotton kurti

  • Fragile threads adorned in delicate designs on exquisite fabrics, Chikankari has its own brand of deliberate and detailed artwork. This Chikankari Kurti speaks of the immaculate artistry of this chikan kurta, the marvelous chikan embroidery is hand crafted with chikan stitches- Ulti Bakhiya or Shadow Work using white cotton thread. The colour palette is soft and fresh along with comfortable cotton fabric all this adds to the desirability of this black and white chikan kurta.
  • Shadow work is one of the most popular stitches, 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.
  • This elegant and classy pink chikan kurta is a clear embodiment of perfection. Using white cotton thread and “Shadow work” embroidery techniques on cotton fabric to create delicate and intricate floral patterns and motifs, this chikan kurta is a perfect blend of traditionalist craft with a punch of modernity.
  • According to a legend, a Begum saw this design on the appliqué dress of a British lady and wanted the same effect in embroidery on her dress. And this is how the bakhiya stitch of chikankari was born in the 18th century.
  • 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.

Add on to Chikan Kurta

  • These Chikan Kurtis work best with oversized oxidized earrings, or pearl studs to complement the white pearl-like stitches. A small matching bracelet or watch would complete the look very well. Sunglasses also look formidable with the all-over casual but royal vibe of the piece.
  • 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: 41114
  • Style: Kurta
  • 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

Chikankari Trivia

  • Chikan designs have also been inspired from various other Mughal architecture with floral design. The most probable explanation which has historical backing reveals that the Chikan craft originated in West Bengal where the work meant ‘fine’.
  • They had very fine local muslins made into garments for themselves, which the ladies embroidered with the Chikanwork of exquisite delicacy and beauty.

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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