Embroidered Chikankari Accessories – The essence of chikan embroidery

Chikankari Accessories

are a new face to the traditional embroidery. Chikankari is the most popular artwork of Lucknow and one of the most important and renowned embroidery of India. Lucknowi Chikankari is most gently done on muslin cloth, georgette, chiffon and other fabrics with white thread. Flat stitches, embossed stitches and small stitches are some stitches which make the fabric look more enhancing and beautiful. A fabric that is to be adorned with chikankari embroidery undergoes through the five distinct stages which is stitching, printing, embroidery, washing and finishing. In chikankari, creeper motif is the most common design and the floral motifs jasmine, rose, flowering stems, lotus, etc. are the most popular ones. Chikankari Embroidery is not only done on garments but also on various home furnishing items like table covers, bedsheets, curtains and accessories like handbags/batua. Chikankari Accessories looks authentic and chikankari handbags and batuas goes well with ethnic wear.

Table Covers

chikankari accessories

Table cover with beautiful floral chikan embroidery with shadow work.

 

Bedsheets

chikankari accessories - bedsheets

Bedsheets with chikankari embroidery in which Bakhia and Shadow work is done

 

 

Handbags/Batuas

chikankari batua

Batua with chikan embroidery and gota work

 

Curtains

Chikankari curtains

Chikankari Curtains with all over fine embroidery