The technique of creation of a chikan work is known as chikankari (चिकनकारी چکن کاری).
Chikan is a delicate and artfully done hand embroidery on fabrics like cotton, semi-georgette, pure Georgette, crepe, chiffon, silk, and any other fabric that is light and that highlights the embroidery.
The fabric cannot be too thick or hard, or else the embroidery needle won't pierce it. Check out the three most popular traditional garments you can make with this embroidery:
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