Power of Silence is a collection conceptualised by Meiraas in 2018, where we celebrate Silence - a much required virtue, & have given it a moodboard via elements of Powerful Silence.White Handloom Chanderi Kurta with Meiraas Bisaat (Chessboard) Chikankari embroidery. Stitching of the Kurta is complimentary by Meiraas.PLEASE NOTE:Only SMALL size is READY TO SHIP. Rest of Sizes M, L, XL, XXL (refer to size chart) are MADE ON ORDER Only and will take 13 weeks (maximum) to get made & delivered. Please choose your size from the size chart.The Sustainability Quotient (SQ):1. Skilled Resham Hand Embroidery2. Exclusive Meiraas motifs carved following all processes.3. 100% Handwoven Chanderi produced In House by Meiraas.4.Higher price paid to the artisans than regularly paid wages in the market 5.Lace detailing added by all girls unit.KHAYAL (moodboard):The Power of the Next Move!!Taking inspiration from celebrated Indian author, Munshi Premchand's story, Shatranj Ke Khiladi, we created Bisaat. Celebrated Indian Filmmaker, Satyajit Ray, also made a classic adaptation of this story in 1977. Bisaat or the chessboard was the biggest conversation starter in Awadh; this past legacy has been recreated on this showstopper saree.Painstaking research work was done to recreate these motif that you can read here FalaknumaPOSHAAK (about the dress): Red & Black motifs of Chess stand boldly against the butter white backdrop of the Kurta - Power of Silence. The back has one statement motif of Black & Red Chessboard fitted inside a Paisley Shape to draw the Awadhi connect to the design board. The kurta is a statement conversation piece & best worn without dupatta.Important: The kurta will come with a detachable slip complimentary from Meiraas, along with stitching & finishing also complimentary.
The Royale Ensemble!! Each inch of this dreamy white vision is covered in most intricate & detailed stitch that the masterclass Chikankari craft can produce!! The angel is in the details, & the details of this ensemble has to be seen to be believed in each nook & corners & borders of this dreamy fabric fantasia.Jaali work is cut allover the front & back of the kurta with intricate neckline details with Jaali Cutwork. The dupatta has rich "daaman" borders & bootas scattered in between.More words will not do justice to this labour of love as the images can do, so we will urge you to simply lose yourself in this White Vision!! There are 11 images in all of the ensemble.Pristine White Pure Georgette 2 Taar Semi Stitched Chikankari Kurta Dupatta set. This can be stitched on request, or purchased as it is.Before making this Art Investment, here are few details we have put together for you:Understand 2 Taar Concept:
Any Hand Embroidery is done with 5-6 Taar (filament of embroidery thread).
Chikankari is mostly done with 4-5 Taar (filament of embroidery thread).
Maximum Meiraas Chikankari is Resham 3 Taar, except few pieces.
2 Taar work is therefore the MOST PREMIUM Chikankari work. Why?
The reduced thread count means finer work, more artisan hours, special craftsmanship skill
Seasoned artisans can work with as little thread count as 2 Taar & their availability is limited, making such pieces LIMITED EDITION.
2 Taar is also premium because the less thread count makes the needle move more intricately.
The suit will be fully embroidered, yet lightweight - the epitome of Class & Fine Aesthetics.
Common Misinformation on this craft style:
There is NO SUCH THING as 1 Taar & 2 Taar in same piece. It is either 1 Taar or 2 Taar. 1 Taar ensemble are super rare & rarely done all over due to the craft being Platinum Standard of Chikankari Work.
2 Taar & above work will be premium due to the many reasons explained above.
Fabrics generally used for 2 Taar Chikankari:
This work is mostly done on Pure Georgette to make it visible as the thread count is less.
The premium price bracket of the suit attracts premium fabrics like Pure Georgette.