Embroidery done in shadow stitch.
- 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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Syllabification: shad·ow work
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