to the exclusive world of Indian Chikan Hand Embroidery.
Wajidali Collection presented by Midas Exports offers a unique
fusion of tradional chikan hand embroidery with contempory
fashions using a variety of fabrics from cotton to linen.
a masterpiece from Wajid Ali Collections is wearing a piece of
Indian name of Chikan embroidery is Chikankari. Kari being
Hindi for work and Chikan is a Persian word meaning embroidery of a
kind as per the Burhan's classical dictionary compiled in 1651.
fine is this embroidery that the Romans called it textili venti, the
woven winds. Chikankari has evovlved over centuries, reaching its
peak in the late nineteenth century in Lucknow under the regime of
the legendary Wajid Ali Shah, the famed ruler of Avadh, known
for his ardor for art and culture and also for his predilection for
donning finest fabric with equally fine hand crafted embroidry work.
recreate the glorious past of the Nawabs, our Sozankar(embroider)
has taken almost one and a half months to complete this delicately
embroidered piece - for those who value our cultural heritage.
you are using a masterpiece from Wajid Ali Collection, you are using
a piece of history"