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Indian Crafts >> Chata Patti Embroidery
Chata Patti Embroidery
History of Chata Patti Embroidery

The arts and crafts in Lucknow had flourished especially during the reign of the Nawabs of Avadh (1760-1857). Chata patti embroidery is an out growth of the chikan and the zardozi embroidery.
Fine Art
Basically geometrical forms are made.
Procedure
A fabric is cut into symmetrical pieces, these individual pieces are stitched together. The fabric thus made is decorated with kamdani and sequins to give a multi-coloured effect.
Resources
Basic Material : Cotton fabric
Decorative Material : Kamdani, sequins
Equipments
Scissors, needle

Indian Crafts : History of Chata Patti Embroidery