Chikan is a delicate and artfully done hand embroidery on a variety of textile fabric . White thread is embroidered on cool, pastel shades of light muslin and cotton garments. Lucknow is the heart of the chikankari industry today and the variety is known as Lucknowi chikan.
FABRIC: Pure Silk is widely regarded as the most luxurious textile on the planet. It is a natural fiber produced from the cocoons of mulberry silkworm via a process called Sericulture.Indian Silk fabrics are world famous for their exquisite colors and bold patterns. Pure silk is one of the finest varieties of Silk. It is created by twisting 2-filaments together to create a sturdier and more durable fabric. Due to the nature of its creation, it also makes an interesting textuPastel background for any work that is to be done on the fabric to make it unique. It is known for its versatility, softness and comfort. It can be weakened by sunlight and perspiration. The elasticity of a silk fabric is poor, hence if stretched; it takes the shape as it is. It can be weakened if exposed to too much sunlight. It may also be attacked by insects, especially if left dirty.
CARE: Hand wash, Usage of a very light detergent, Air drying is apt as over-exposure to sunlight often causes the fabric to lose its color.
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