Definition of shadow work in English:

shadow work

Syllabification: shad·ow work

noun

  • Embroidery done in shadow stitch.
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    • The other kinds of work available are French knot work, shadow work, kulu work, glasswork and Kutch work.
    • Sarees from West Bengal with plenty of shadow work too are high in demand.
    • Chikan work, said to have its origin as a court craft during the Mughal period, is found in various types, with the Bakhia or the shadow work being the most common traditional variety.

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