(In South Asia) a type of hand embroidery using cutwork and shadow work.
More example sentences
- Sahiba Collections have their exclusive Lucknowi chikan works on display.
- If shopping in this section is over, try going over to the stall selling garments and dress material with Lucknowi chikan work, again in pastels.
- With chikan kurtas in beige and white colours and jewelled T-shirts in a multitude of designs, every creation has a style of its own.
from Urdu, from Persian čikan.