Origin: It is said to have been introduced by Noor Jahan and Chikankari originates from Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
Creation: Requiring patience and skill, this embroidery is done by stitching on patterns on the cloth materials like muslin, silk, chiffon, net, cotton, etc. Initially, white thread was used to depict motifs of nature (flora and fauna), but now it is available in various colored threads.
Style: From casual to traditional outfits, this is used to showcase elegance of an individual. Suitable for both daily wear and special occasions chikankari is a never outdated trend.