The Process of Chikankari

Chikankari embroidery work has been an integral part of Lucknow since the past 400 years & it is the best known textile decoration styles of this city.

The word Chikan actually means embroidery and it assimilates approximately 36 different stitching techniques like Zanzeera, Rahet, Banarsi, Khatau, Phanda,Bulbul-chasm and so on !

Traditionally, white muslin cloth was used but now chikankari can be seen on different fabrics as it has spread all over the country but the main production hub lies in the hearts of Awadh and West Bengal!

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