Friday, September 23, 2005

datamation lucknow center


datamation lucknow center
Originally uploaded by berzowska.
I spent a day in and around Lucknow visiting Datamation centers, where yound girls, predominantly Muslim, come together to study computer skills as well as traditional textile construction techniques such as Chikan embroidery.

datamation lucknow center


datamation lucknow center
Originally uploaded by berzowska.
The girls at the Center show me examples of the Chikan embroidery that Lucknow is famous for. THe photo on the right shows the back. The cross-stitches give the shapes a raised appearance.
The photo beflow shows the right side.