Kashmiri embroidery(also Kashida) is used for phirans (woollen kurtas) and namdahs (woollen rugs)as well as stoles. It draws. Kashida, also known as Kasida, is one of the oldest forms of embroidery that originated in Jammu and Kashmir. Kashida embroidery is created. Kashmir is best known for a lot of things and its beauty being top of the list. But in that list, Kashida embroidery has also made its place quite.
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Bhasha Vibhag, Punjab, Patiala. Aari embroidery is practiced in various regions such as in Kashmir  and Kutch Gujarat.
Only one or two stitches are employed on one fabric. The entire pattern is made with one or two embroidery stitches, and mainly chain stitch on a base of silk, wool and cotton: Practiced by the Lambada  gypsy tribes of Andhra PradeshBanjara embroidery is a mix of applique with mirrors and beadwork.
Kalabatan safed involves using silver wires on white material. Stitches like Gavanti, Murgi, Embroicery and Menthi form intricate patterns like gopura, chariot, palanquin, lamps and conch shells, as well as peacocks and elephants, in fixed designs and patterns.
This ornamentation method originated in Persia during 13th century and involves little pieces of mirror in various sizes which are encased in the decoration of the fabric first embroidrry interlacing threads and then with buttonhole stitch.
Besides, even traditional ceremonies and rituals can be complimented with this artwork, as it possesses the ability to mold with any environment or season. Gota-kinari practiced mainly in Jaipurutilising fine shapes of bird, animals, human figures which are cut and sewn on to the material.
The Banjaras of Madhya Pradesh who are found in the districts of Malwa and Nimar have their own style of embroidery where designs are created according to the weave of the cloth, and the textured effect is achieved by varying colours and stitches of the geometric patterns and designs. The embroidery adorns the shawls. As this embroidered fabric can go along with every season of the year embroiderg compromising on comfort and convenience, the demand quotient for this embroidery has risen in numbers in every pocket of the world.
Small rectangular pieces of metal are squeezed shut around some threads of the fabric. Sindhi stitch or Maltese cross stitch is also similar but the innovation of the Kutchi embroiddery have taken it beyond the traditional designs Kathi embroidery was introduced by ‘Kathi’ the cattle breeders, who were wanderers. Stylized sun, moon, stars and the eye of the peacock feathers are used in Toda embroidery. Rural Bengali women still do this with cotton saris, the embroidery thread being taken from the sari border.
It started as a method of making quilts, but the same type of embroidery can also be found on saris, salwar suits, stoles, napkins, etc.
The former is used for carpets and saddle cloths whereas the latter is used for dresses.
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The central themes focus on Lord Krishna. The Punjab region also uses mukesh embroidery: A variation of Kutch work, this geometric emrboidery starts with a foundation framework of herringbone stitch or Cretan stitch, and then this framework is completely filled with embriidery. There are various types of Chikan work: It is a raised zari metallic thread embroidery created by sewing flat stitches on cotton padding. Bagh and phulkari embroidery of the Punjab region has influenced Heer Bharat embroidery in its use of geometrical motifs and stitchery.
Kashmiri embroidery is known for the skilled execution of a single stitch, which is often called the Kashmiri stitch and which may comprise the chain stitch, the satin stitch, the slanted darn stitch, the stem stitch, and the herringbone stitch. Single stitch style embroideyr considered to be the signature style of Kashida Embroidery. Zardozi is either a synonym or a more elaborate version of zari where the gold or silver embroidery is embellished with pearls and precious stones, gota and kinari, making this art only affordable by rich people.
Bright red, yellow, black and white coloured cloth is laid in bands and joined with a white criss-cross stitch. This embroidery style is made by the Rabari  or Akshida community of Rajasthan and Gujarat. Kalabatan surkh involves using gold wires on orange coloured and red silk.
Traditionally, worn out clothes and saris were piled together and stitched into quilts. It is said that this technique originated in far away land of Armenia and found its way to Gujarat by travelling Nomads. It’s usually found embrpidery combination with other types of stitches like cross stitch, buttonhole stitch and satin stitch, nowadays not only by wmbroidery but also by machine. Previous post Next post. Bagh is an offshoot of phulkari and almost always follows a geometric kashidw, with green as its basic colour.
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This form uses metallic thread. Variation of this form is neem-jaal, where again the work is less dense. Once real gold and silver thread was used, on silk, brocade and velvet fabric.
Thread colors kashids inspired by local flowers. Heavy pendant silver jewelry and neck sets compliment the look of this embroidery. Besides, costume jewellery and pearls can also enhance the beauty of the embroidery by maintaining the ethnicity of the entire look.
Another is the khatao also called khatava or katava.
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Metal ingots were melted and pressed through perforated steel sheets to convert into wires, which then were hammered to the required thinness.
Kasuti is done with single thread and involves counting of each thread on the cloth. These stitches are however not executed more than twice.
The present form of chikan meaning elegant patterns on fabric work is associated with the city of Lucknowin Uttar Pradesh.