Lucknow Chikankari – Asom kriti

Lucknow Chikankari

Chikan is a traditional hand embroidery style from Lucknow India. While there is an interesting story behind the origin of this exquisite embroidery that how a traveler taught chikan to a peasant in return of water to drink, it is also believed that it was first introduced by Nur Jehan, wife of Mughal emperor Jahangir. It is one of the best textile decorations of India and the pride of artisans of Lucknow.