Gujarat: Embroidery detail. Some of the stitches used are: "Shisha stitch", chain stitch, cretan stitch, herringbone stitch, buttonhole stitch, running stitch, interlacing stitch, embroidery.

Gujarat: Shisha Work with chain stitch, cretan stitch, herringbone stitch, buttonhole stitch, running stitch and interlacing stitch.

Detail of brightly cloured Indian objects embellished with embroidery, applique and mirrorwork. From the World of Textiles collection at Bankfield Museum © Calderdale MBC

Detail of brightly cloured Indian objects embellished with embroidery, applique and mirrorwork. From the World of Textiles collection at Bankfield Museum © Calderdale MBC

Shisha (Karen Cattoire) Tags: original abstract art handmade embroidery originalart creation fabric fiberart beading bjp tissu abstrait arttextile textiledart karencattoire fibretextile arttexilte

Shisha This is Karen Cattoire's interpretation of Rajasthan, north of India where she spent 3 weeks in October is a traditional method to name the mirror embroidery. Silk thread on cotton batik, sari borders Hand beading , Machine embroidery x x

Beautiful textile work Karen Cattoire

On a bed of silk fibers, appliques are organza sandwich, shisha, beads and sequins.

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