Aimwa Creation

History Of Embroidery

History of Hand Embroidery Are (Aarec) Darjoji Mukesh & Chicken basicaly the both work is a brain child of Parsies of Tran. Now know as a Persian on the name of King Nausherwah (Parsi) Iran.then adopted by Muslims (converted by Parsies into the muslms known as a Shiyan-e-ali). They brought this art in Mughal court of Hindustan. But specially Handover to the awadh and take over by the poor Muslim as a Roji Roti. Since that it was a Roji Roti of awadh people & this is a sign of rich people (Allah ki Rehmat).

Chikankari is a very delicate and intricate shadow work type of embroidery entirely done by hand, the embroidery was done using white yarn; on colorless muslins known as tanzeb. Indian Chikan work basically consist of a number of processes, namely cutting, stitching, printing, embroidery, washing and finishing. Cutting and stitching are done by the same person. Then, printing is undertaken with wooden blocks dipped in dye. After this, embroidery is done, usually by women. The last step in the chikari embroidery work is washing and finishing, which may take from 10 to 12 days and involves bleaching, acid treatment, stiffening and ironing.

Embroidery is the embellishment of cloth with designs made by needle and thread; an art that stretches back to antiquity. Over the centuries, embroidery has been used to adorn everything from handkerchiefs to the most sumptuous state regalia. With the exception of leather, embroidery in India has been done on woven cloth of cotton, wool and silk. We are using variation in stitches like running stitch, back stitch, stem stitch, feather stitch, interlacing stitch, satin stitch, cross stitch etc.

Zardozi is also a famous art being crafted by the artisans in Lucknow. It represents the traditional Indian culture. Zardozi is developed through handwork. It is a heavy embroidery work done on silk, tusur and crape etc. The thread used is made of silk which is also known as Resham. Golden Thread is the most common material used in Zardozi; Karigars commonly use small needles, Aari etc. in this type of embroidery. It is the sheer magic of nimble fingers and imaginative designs, envisaged by the ensemble of lustrous metallic wire which was traditionally the silver wire coated or plated with gold, silk threads, beads and stones. The original embroidery of Zardozi was done with pure silver wires coated with real gold. Though silver and gold threads have now been replaced with synthetic and artificial threads, the art remains the same.

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