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More often, they are available in some shades of white or some similar light shade.

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Several times, pastel colors are even used. The true Indian customer does set a great store displaying the same fitness on quite both sides for making even the wrong side vary from right.

The displayed pieces have embroidered borders using bands of marching soldiers and separate panels showing horse riders. Kashmiri motifs It is done by the professional tracers called Naquashband Nakshaband following the traditional technique of tracing.

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The fabric is spread on a flat surface 2. The perforated design sheet is placed over the fabric 3. The charcoal or chalk powder is rubbed over it, which leaves the impression over the fabric 4. To make the tracings durable, gum arabic is added to the powder 5.

The traced design is outlined with a pen called Kalam The most commonly used fabrics are: Stitches Used It is mainly done on Shawls using single strand and sometime double strand of silk or fine pashmina floss. The stitches are open chain, open stem, couching, fly, buttonhole and herringbone stitch locally known as Kashmiri stitch. Kashmir also produces two very famous works one is called Gabha, a unique type of floor covering and another is Namda, a special work done on carpets.

It is also called Crewel embroidery. It is done with the thread as that fabric material used in the base. This results in the interweaving that produces a fine texture in the fabric. Handow to make household articles around It is done with the woollen thread called Ear, with whip stitch by counting the threads Namda However now it is been done on various types of fabrics like cotton, linen nylon, georgette, chiffon and synthetic fabrics.

Apart from wearable garments it is also done on various other things like curtains, bed sheets, table cloths, pillow covers and cushion covers.

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But the thread used for the embroidery is generally white. It is a very delicate work of Lucknow. It is now seen in Bhopal, Gaya, Calcutta, Allahabad and Varanasi but Lucknow is the great modern centre where work of a quite remarkable beauty and distinction is carried out.

The designs were said to have been evolved by herself. White on white White on coloured and coloured on coloured The Satin stitch 2. The Stem stitch 3. The Back stitch 4. The Herring bone stitch 5. The Button hole stitch. Stitches used 1 2 3 4 5 Taipchi 2.

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Khatawa 3. Bukhia, 4.

Murri 5. Phanda 6.

It is an exceedingly intricate kind of applique work. The thread is chiefly below the cloth. Compact masses of thread are then worked on the wrong side so that the design appears opaque.

Murri means rice shape. Murri is worked in the centre of the flowers. Basic motifs of chikankari Products Chikankari work is done on: It is commercialized and had gained the foreign market. Chiffon dress material: Yellow and white threads on black chiffon. Shadow work on blue Kairi motif Exquisite chikan work done on red pure chiffon kurti. It includes phanda along with murri and shadow work. Gala buti: Only the neck is adorned with chikankari with small butis all over the suit.

Zari work Zari embroidery is the use of thin gold or silver thread for embroidery work.

Surat and Varanasi are major centers for making the metal thread which is also known as kalabathi. Zari embroidery is known as Zardozi. For long it remained a cherished item by traders who exported it to major countries of the world during the middle ages. The popular styles practices all over India. This work is chiefly done by Muslim artisans in Lucknow.

In Gota Kinari work , which is a specialty of Jaipur, figures of birds ,animals ,humans,etc are cutout of the Gota and attached to the cloth. The cut outs are then encased in wires of silver and gold.

Zardosi with Sitara and Salma Zardosi with Dabka There are two main types of Embroidery: And other types are: This is a heavy and more elaborate embroidery work which uses varieties of gold threads, spangles, beads, seed pearls, wire, and gota.

It is used to embellish wedding outfits, heavy coats, cushions, curtains, canopies, animal trappings, bags, purses, belts, and shoes. The old teach the young and the skill continues from generation to generation. This is a lighter needlework which is done on lighter material like scarves, veils, and caps. Ordinary thread is used and the wire is pressed down with the stitching producing a satin-stitch effect. The effect produced is glittering and is called hazara butti thousand lights.

Meena Work: This is thus called due to its resemblance with enamel work. The embroidery is done with gold and stones. Kataoki Bel: This is a border pattern made of stiff canvas and the whole surface is filled with sequin edging. A variation of this border technique is lace made on net and filled with zari stitches and spangles. This is one of the oldest styles and is done with silver wire or badla.

The wire itself serves as a needle, piercing the material to complete the stitches. A variety of designs are produced in this manner. Karchobi work: Surat is famous for Karchobi work. There embroideries are known by different names based on the material being used for the embroidery Gota Work: The woven gold border is cut into various shapes to create a variety of textures in the patterns.

In Jaipur the border of the material or sari is cut into shapes of birds, animals, and human figures, attached to the cloth, and covered with wires of silver and gold. It is surrounded by coloured silks. The work resembles enameling. Kinari Work: A small variation of zari is Kinari work, where the embellishments are done only at the edges in the form of tassels.

This is done mainly by men and women of the Muslim community. Fabric Used C Mohanty following varities of gold thread manufactured and used: Silver wire is wrapped around silk core thread and then gilded.

The copper wire spirals are comparatively wider apart. This is not made now unless specially ordered. Silver wire is wrapped around dyed golden orange mercerized cotton core thread and then coated with chemical golden orange colour.

Threa ds The flattened wire of metal made after the drawing step. The wire when twisted on core of silk or cotton becomes Kalabattu. It is a flat wire which cannot be threaded and is stitched on to the material directly.

Coiled thin wire through which a thread niddle is passed.

It is tied to the surface and has shine and polish. A small round metal piece which when set in an embroidery looks like a star, and used mostly in floral designs. Gold thread spirally twisted for use in curve and convulsions in complex designs. Dull Zari thread.

Lustrous zari thread. They are: Here the stitches are counted and the design is made. Some jali designs are Chandi ki jali, Chakle wali jali,Suiyo wali jali. Styles In English: chain stitch, buttonhole stitch, French knots and running stitch, shadow work. Another is the khatao also called khatava or katava. Small pieces of zari ribbon are applied onto the fabric with the edges sewn down to create elaborate patterns.

Lengths of wider golden ribbons are stitched on the edges of the fabric to create an effect of gold zari work.

Khandela in Shekhawati is famous for its manufacture. The Muslim community uses Kinari or edging, a fringed border decoration. Gota-kinari practiced mainly in Jaipur , utilising fine shapes of bird, animals, human figures which are cut and sewn on to the material.

Traditionally, worn out clothes and saris were piled together and stitched into quilts. Rural Bengali women still do this with cotton saris, the embroidery thread being taken from the sari border.

It started as a method of making quilts, but the same type of embroidery can also be found on saris, salwar suits, stoles, napkins, etc. Themes include human beings, animals, flowers, geometric designs and mythological figures. Karchobi - Rajasthan[ edit ] It is a raised zari metallic thread embroidery created by sewing flat stitches on cotton padding.

Kasuti is done with single thread and involves counting of each thread on the cloth. The bulk of the book covers products rather than stitches, each grouped under its geographical region.

These include Saurashtra and Kutch, Punjab and Bihar. Details of the stitches are included in the technical notes in the back, and also at the back is Migration of Stitches originally produced by Morrell as gallery notes for the Technical Embroidery Gallery at the Calico Museum. Section on Phulkari from Punjab. Courtesy of Sarabhai Foundation, Calico Museum of Textiles, Ahmedabad, India Double page spreads are well composed to display the context of regional styles.

For example, the rich ari embroidery from Kutch which I have written about in a previous pos t is shown though a traditional ghaggra skirt from the late 19th to early 20th Century, Gujarat along with ari workers at practice, the ari tool and fragments of an ari embroidered blouse.

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Section on bolsters and cushion covers from Kutch.The threads used for embroidery were usually drawn from the colorful borders of the discarded saris mainly White, red, green, yellow, black and blues in colour. The men are not involved in this craft in any way. Payment Methods accepted by seller.

It is common to find a loin or pit loom in almost every household in Manipur. Kathiawar embroidery

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