Saturday, May 7, 2011

Chikan Saree Blouse

Chikan Saree Blouse
Chikan Saree Blouse:The northern region of India holds pride in producing the Chikan, Benarasi, Tanchoi, Shalu sari.Chikan Saree Blouse The multicultural city of Lucknow in India has been known for its tasteful passion for culture, music, poetry, a mouth-watering cuisine and yes – fashion.Chikan Saree Blouse is a term commonly used in Lucknow and has been passed down the ages right from when the Moghul dynasty ruled Chikan Saree Blouse. 

Chikan Saree Blouse Chikan, is a traditional embroidery style from Lucknow. Literally translated, the word means embroidery.Chikan Saree Blouse  Believed to have been introduced by Nur Jahan, Moghul emperor Jahangir’s wife, it is one of Lucknow’s most famous textile decoration styles.
Chikan Saree Blouse Patterns and effects created depend on types of stitches used and the thickness of the threads used in embroidery. 

Chikan Saree Blouse Some the varieties of the stitches used include back-stitch, chain stitch and hemstitch and result is an open work pattern, jali (lace) or shadow-work.Chikan Saree Blouse Traditionally, white threads were used on semi-transparent muslin cloth.
Chikan Saree Blouse  However, with the advent of newer fabric types, and changing demands and fashions Chikankari is now also been done on a variety of fabrics including synthetic ones.

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