Chikankari is an Art of delicate handwork of Lucknow. It is a handcrafted process where the wooden blocks are manually carved in various designs, and the natural stew for printing is prepared, and printed on the cloth. The chikankari craftsmen then use ten ary of the needlecraft embroidery, and perform the needlework artistically. There are 32 stitches of chikankari broadly classified into Raised stitch, Embossed and Flat stitch.
Misspelled : Nurkari, Noorkaree, Nurkaari, Noorkary, Noor-Kari
Also known as : Stitched Kurti, Kurta, Top, Tunic