Noor Chikankari Saree
Blush pink chikankari with the finest ‘kamdaani’ (artisan hand-work using intricate stitches) from the old mohallas in Lucknow. The Mughal Empress, Noor Jehan wore clothes of this fine fabric. The sari is embellished with a hand embroidered zardosi jewelled border. This sari is a timeless treasure. This item is available for order and will take 4-6 months to make.
About the Embroidery -
Chikankari is a traditional style of embroidery from Lucknow, India characterized by flawless craftsmanship and “lightness of touch.” It comes from the Persian words chikan(embroidery) and kari(by hand). Legend has it, Empress Nur Jehan introduced chikankari embrodiery to the Indian subcontinent along with other arts from the Mughal empire. It is an incredibly detailed embroidery style that commonly integrates motifs from Mughal architecture and designs. There are approximately 36 different types of stitches used in chikankari embroidery. Chikankari sarees, dupattas and kurtas are very lightweight and stylish, making them popular additions to a craft lovers wardrobe.
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