Designer cotton suit with Chikankari and Muqaish

  • Rs.2,750.00

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Designer lucknow chikan cotton suit fabric with very fine chikankari  work on the kurta length and back .. 

 .. Comes with a fine georgette dupatta with crochet borders .......Has Muqaish work on kurta front and back to enhance Chikankari work......

Exclusive and designer piece created over a period of few days by several craftsmen specializing the craft....

Cotton voil kurta - comes with starch

Cotton voil Salwar - comes with starch

Pure Georgette dupatta

Care for your fabric:

Suggest a dry wash ( Dry cleaning )  atleast for the first 5 washes.. which can be followed by  a separate gentle cold wash with mild detergents..

Things to remember:

We try to match the colors/details of the products in the photos to the real ones, but please allow for minor color variation in the material in some cases, as sometimes the digital cameras miss the colors by a bit..

 

A little bit about Chikankari :)

Silk, cotton and polyester threads are employed for embroidery work on sarees, dupattas, table linen and kurtas. Cotton being the most preferred choice, chikankari is also done on mulls, muslins, voiles, organzas and polyester. Some more include chiffon, viscose, georgette, polyester georgette, cotton crepe and net. The designs change every other month, as per the market trends, with colors that perfectly match with the season.
The patterns and effects created depend on the types of stitches and the thicknesses of the threads used in the embroidery. Some of the legendary stitches include tepchi, bakhiya (shadow stitch done from the back side of the fabric), keel (the embossed centre of the flower), hool, zanzeera, rahet (stem stitch), banarsi, khatau, fanda and murri (types of french knots), jali (warp and weft threads carefully drawn apart),ulti-jali,pechani, bijli, hathkadi, kapkapi, madrazi, bulbul, tajmahal, kangan, raza, meharki, ghaspatti, chanapatti, dhaniapatti, jora, sidhaul, turpai and darzdari.Different specialists work with different types of stitches. For example, jali is not done by embroiderers who do the filling work. Each worker completes his/her bit and the fabric is then sent to the next embroiderer. Thus, each hand-crafted piece talks volumes about the number of people involved in making it and the long hours put in.


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