BEAUTY OF TAJ ON CLOTH

Ever wondered what might be the source of inspiration of this beautiful intricate embroidery ?

Source of most motifs in chikan is Mughal . Noor Jahan’s desire to replicate Turkish architecture led to jaali in embroidery . The bel or creeper is the most commonly used motif. Animals and flowers are also made including – fish,elephant,mango,coriander leaf,ghas patti and murri.

Ref: Self Employed Women’s Association (n.d.) retrieved from

http:/ http://www.craftandartisans.com/chikan-embroidery-of-lucknw-uttar-pradesh.html

 

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Picture referencing :

1.Pietra Dura,parchinkari,jali and the Taj Mahal (2102,july7) .retrieved from :

2. Retrieved from :http://soulquest-lifestyle.com/

3. Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts .Retrieved from :goo.gl/0Uixr4

 

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