31 May 2014

Hand embroidered white-on-white Kurti Tunics

traditional Lucknow style "chikan"work, cotton thread on cotton voile

FRESH STOCK of really magnificent embroidery work has arrived!
Andree's selections of hand embroidered kurti and kurta tunics




This delicate embroidery is a women's craft practiced in the Muslim households of Uttar Pradesh
Also known as shadow-work, the embroidery threads are worked on the inside of the fine voile cotton, to form traditional lace-like designs tracing flowers and vines on the surface.
 Each piece has been carefully selected for grace of design and mastery of the skill

"MASTERPIECE" ALLOVER HAND EMBROIDERED STYLE 
on front, back and sleeves
assorted sizes  $120. - $160.








LIGHTER MOTIF EMBROIDERY STYLE


lighter embroidery trim
back embroidery motif











lighter MOTIF embroidery style on pure white and pastel cottons, hand washable
$57. - $88.

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