Lucknow Chikan Craft is a traditional embroidery style from Lucknow, India. Literally translated, the word means embroidery. Lucknow Chikan Craft is a delicate and artfully done hand embroidery on a variety of textile fabric like muslin, silk, chiffon, organza, net, etc. White thread is embroidered on cool, pastel shades of light muslin and cotton garments. The Geographical Indication Registry accorded Lucknow Chikan the GI status in December 2008.