Lucknowi embroidery is from Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh. Chikankari is done with silk or cotton thread on fabrics like muslin or chiffon. Chikankari is done using variouys stitches like shadow work, murli work, ghas patti work in traditional motifs or motifs inspired by nature. Chikankari embelishes sarees, salwar suits, and dupattas etc.