The Art of Chikankari

Through the lanes and passages, one often stumbles upon “Paradise lustre”. Humble tea stalls, sizzling kebabs, and lanes of mesmerizing clothes of chikankari fabric displayed behind the shiny glass windows hanging in a royal form justifying its explicit intricacy and singing out loud the hymn of royalty.

It is not just the romance of a Lucknow-i summer, dappled courtyards and the sheer luxury of gossamer yards but also its identity lies in the intricate chikankari work