Shadow work is an embroidery done on semi sheer or sheer fabric, such as Chiffon, Organza, Georgette, Cambric..... with the bulk of the embroidery work done on the back side of the cloth, on the desigh and the facing side gets it shadow of the colour. This way the facing will be showing dark edges and the remaining part like a shadow. Usually for this work, solid and bright colours are used.
It's a beautiful way of decorating light weight clothes such as Dupatta, Saree, Veils etc Usually Silk threads are used with synthetic materials and cotton thread on cotton materials.
You will be taking home a Beautiful piece of wall decor done with shadow work.