Chikan embroidery is the traditional embroidery style from Lucknow that dates back to the Mughal eras; mostly done on cotton, chiffon, crepe, silk and georgette textiles, it was started as a white-on-white embroidery but now its done with colourful threads to meet the changing fashion trends. Lucknawi Chikankari is the heart of the current fashionistas as its delicate and artful hand embroidery, light weighted texture and the rich look highlights the beauty content of any textile.
The unique colored willow-green sari shown on this page filled with floral Chikan embroidery all over and the chain of embroidered paisleys goes along with the finely textured golden border. Another mind boggling view is the rich embroidery of Chikankari on the long falling pallu with accurate patches and border.
Use of green and golden-yellow thread on this willow-green masterpiece adds to its beauty and ethnicity, making it a royal and a must have piece of textile in every fashion freak’s wardrobe.