Lucknow Chikan Craft is a traditional embroidery style from Lucknow, India. The craft of Chikan's work often referred to as Lucknow Chikan, is over 400 years old with a firm presence in the Indian and global fashion arena. The technique of its creation is called Chikankari and its unique sensibility flaunts grace and elegance as subtly as the wearer pleases. Though traditionally it was done on Muslin cloth, white thread on white fabric, today it can be seen on various fabrics and colors. The Geographical Indication Registry accorded Lucknow Chikan the GI status in December 2008.