Is a traditional embroidery style from Lucknow, India.
it is one of Lucknow's best known textile decoration styles.
The technique of creation of a chikan work is known as chikankari. Chikan is a delicate and artfully done hand embroidery on a variety of textile fabric like muslin, silk, chiffon, organza, net, etc. White thread is embroidered on cool, pastel shades of light muslin and cotton garments.