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Cotton and silk blend shawl, 'Lucknow Daisies in White' - White Floral Chikankari Style Cotton and Silk Shawl Curate

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White Floral Chikankari Style Cotton and Silk Shawl, "Lucknow Daisies in White"

Ethereally lightweight and sheer, this white floral shawl from Uma Tripathi... more

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Ethereally lightweight and sheer, this white floral shawl from Uma Tripathi features chikankari, or hand embroidery of a style originating in Lucknow. In chikankari, the fabric is first block-printed with the desired pattern, and then the design is embroidered by hand over the printed areas. The artisan further adorns the cotton and silk blend wrap with kamadani, in which flat gold or silver metallic wire is used to create small dots or floral motifs. The ends of the shawl are crocheted by hand.

  • 90 grams
  • 0.2 lbs
  • 220 cm L x 80 cm W
  • 87" L x 31.5" W

  • 80% cotton, 20% silk
  • Dry clean only
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in India.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in India
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The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Revered since the time of the Mughal emperors, chikankari is a unique style of Indian embroidery with 32 variations. It demands great skill and patience. Uma learned this art from her mother and today she teaches chikankari embroidery to her helpers, who in turn often teach it to their daughters.

Uma has a workshop that provides full-time jobs for several women. She also works with women artisans in neighboring villages. They work from home, enabling them to care for their children and families.

Deeply committed to women's empowerment, Uma helps to provide for the education of her four nieces.

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