Gota technique...

Stitches Many types of gota (gota patti, dabka work)

Surface ornamentation( nt as kadai) contemporary form( net, georgette)

Lots of variations(diff variations diff motifs) Line form(north used) Calcutta...up area..rajasthan Aaplique work Export mein or inter...western wear mein surface ornamentation

Past Raw form(impressive) International....export mrket.... Karigars cn b seen easily.. It is easy to handle....

Broad lappa - a lace made of gold or silver flattened wire as weft and cotton warp - is also used as border. In this case the ground of the ghaghara is decorated with gota or gokharu, sometimes a narrow gota is stitched on the joints of the gussets. Gota is highly popular in Rajasthan. Kurti, a long sleeveless blouse coming up to the waist and kanchali (a short blouse with sleeves) together make an upper garment with ghaghara.
In the Gota Kinari work as practiced in Jaipur, the Gota is in fine shaped birds, animals, human figures attached to the cloth and encased in wires of silver and gold while the space around is covered by coloured silk. The overall effect is of enamelling. The most important feature in gota and is the cutting of the woven gold border into various shapes and design, which are stitched on the cloth, thus creating a variety of textured patterns in the design.

Contemporary form used in gota

But it was the fabrics that were stunning in all their ethnic charm and brought into focus the khadi handloom and ethnic weaves from all over India that made all the difference to the garments The beauty of Indian embellishments was once again revived by designers. it was worked in conjunction with traditional surface ornamentation-beadwork. but is still a sexy girl of today. blousons. multi -coloured fabrics in ethnic prints.ultra glamorous. skirts. lehengas. knits. Surface ornamentation (designers work) Vikram Phardnis¶ Spring/Summer 2008 collection in two words . Rajasthan has its own tradition of appliqué. Ranna s gypsy was very modern who may have Indian roots. The many embroidery techniques that have proved popular are . sherwanis. mirrors and paisley giving her garments a total Ethnic feel. Ranna decided to start her show with some gypsy carnival fun. dori work and sequins. . The gota flowers. kurtas. with the models walking in and swirling around in their skirts. Pieces of Zari ribbons are applied to form elaborate patterns. Drapes managed and held with high-waist embellished belts like empire lines. waistcoats. This provided the perfect balance with innate style sensibility. The designer plays with shinny. Fashion in India means embellishments and embroidery and there is a demand for several innovations in these f or the coming season. Gota work is usually used to create women's formal wear. appliqués. Tiny woollen tassels. which this embellishment is known for. dresses. kantha and gota embellishments were some of the beautiful crafts that were seen in collections for the coming season. patchwork. Ranna used got a. Lurex Linen fabrics with a dash of shimmer indicated structured crisp styles for that ultimate smart and chic look. shirts. Cheekily positioned center of bodices. sexy. Jodhpur jackets and trousers.Fashion is returning to its rustic roots again and this time it s both the fabrics and the silhouettes along with embellishments that are making news. chikankari work. Gota was patched with panache on hem lines focusing the attention to intricate detailing of foil and metallic placements. The shapes revolved around tunics. antique zari embroidery. The bright and glittering gota work takes on a new avatar as it s used sparingly like twinkling stars all over saris or garments. are now replaced with tiny dots or very slender ribbons. Known as Gota Work' is an intricate form of appliqué worked out in ornate details with golden threads. This Gypsy coll ection seemed to be a celebration of skirts. skirt hems and sensually adorning the back. shimmer using matt effects to bring a clever balance to his collection.

Another new element was the wing sleeve added to halter -tops and stretch dresses.It was a collection that had hig h opulence as she used gold got a and mirrors liberally all over. Ranna s Gypsy collection was for a strong woman who likes Indian touches and enjoys boho -chic. This added a whimsical twist to these ult ra sexy silhouettes. but still had a feel of Boho thanks to sashes and use of tie and dye. Ritu Kumar and shyamal nd bhumika Variations A cotton matt peshwa has a stunning yet quiet innovative look with yards of silver gota wire and motifs woven into the volumonous skirt. (ritu kumar lehenga) .

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