Top shirt in very light cotton fabric with Chikan style hand embroiderySize: Bust: 38 Inches x Length: 37 InchesCold water hand wash individuallyGreat outdoor casual dress in summerMade in IndiaWomen's Cotton Shirts top blouse from ShalinCraft is blissfully comfortable for summer. These chikan embroidered top blouse for women are made in extremely light cotton fabric. The special style embroidery on these blouse tops is called "chikan", developed in the 16th century in the courts of muslim kings in north India. The popularity of Chikan embroidered blouse tops never seems to wane. Wear these blouse tops outdoors in summer and you can relax in total comfort. They go well with trousers as well as skirts. Chikan Embroidery has patterns of different designs stitched using untwisted white cotton or silk (or rayon) threads on the surface of the fabric. In Chikan work, there is a fixed repertoire of stitches and it is usual for several types of stitches to appear on the same piece of embroidery. The different types of Chikan work done today are Taipchi, Bakhia, Phunda, Murri, Jaali, Hathkati, Pechni, Ghas Patti, Chaana Patti etc. Chikan embroidery is a very laborious and time consuming task.