You can seldom go wrong in Chikankari embroidery. It is a perfect foil to any style aesthetic be it minimalistic or flamboyant. A textile art that traveled from Persia centuries ago, Chikankari first got its due when the court of Oudh was shifted to the city of Lucknow. The painstaking Chikankari consists of three major stitching techniques and over twenty different types of sub-techniques. In earlier times the embroidery was made by hand in a muslin fabric.
The most popular motif of a Chikankari saree is the paisley or mango-shaped motif in various sizes. The creeper or the vines. and the jaali, a patterned window paneling in Mughal architecture are the other commonly used motifs.
The eye-pleasing saree insephia color is adorned with Mukeish work, a metal embroidery that requires many hours of labor and a reservoir of skill. Thin strands of metal are drawn out in various patterns to give beautiful highlights to the saree. The sparkling Mukeish work transforms the appeal of the saree and makes it a perfect choice for a grand evening
This saree is ready to wear with fall and pico done. An unstitched blouse fabric is included.
*Note: There may be minor variations in the shade, the texture of the product. Hues/textures show differently due to variations in screen settings and other factors,
*Note: This is a handwoven saree and there may be slight inconsistencies such as in it's weaving. These are characteristic of handmade products and attest to their originality and are not considered as defects.