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October 28, 2010

Chikan work from Lucknow by Rehana Begum

Anokhi Chikan Centre, Napier Ooad Part-II, Ghass Mandi Lane, Anjeer Wali Masjid
Thakurganj, Lucknow 226003, UP
Mobile: 80813 35100 / 9956008255 ; e-mail:

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Chikan work traditionally done on muslin is now done on a variety of semi transparent synthetic fabrics. The stitches used are back stitch, herringbone. The stitches are made on the traced pattern on the reverse side. The heringbone filled on the reverse appears as a shadow work with a thin outline on the right side. This work is now done on a vareity of materials in all colour combinations. 

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