A Brief History of Traditional Indian Chikankari Kurtis

Lucknow, a city in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh is the birthplace of this traditional Indian artwork of Chikankari, and hence, this artwork is also popular by the name Lucknow Chikankari. It is believed that Noor Jahan brought this unique needle-artwork with her to India. Ages ago Chikankari hand embroidery was first done on white muslin fabric with white thread. Read More