Chikankari- the white embroidery
Pallavi Prajapati, Prof. Dr. Shruti Tiwari
Embroidery is considered as a passion of womens to express their creativity and spend their leisure time. The art of Chikankari had flourished under the reign of Awadh later the knowledge shifted to Lucknow but lost its patronage during the British rule. The artisans were illiterate and facing problems. Indian embroidery owe distinctive identity of their own. They are classified on the basis of technique and region of its origin. Chikanwork is pristine art of Central India, widely explored in apparels as well as home products ranging from pastels to bright colors. Following the legacy Muslim community is still dominating the Chikan industry.
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Unique Paper ID: 152686

Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4

Page(s): 115 - 120
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