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Leheriya: The Tied and Dyed Threads of Rajasthan

Origins of Leheriya Originating in Rajasthan, leheriya is a tie-dye technique renowned for its unique arrangements of stripes, chevrons, and diagonals. This traditional artistry adorns men’s safas (turban cloths), women’s odhanis, and sarees, drawing inspiration from the monsoon’s celebratory essence in the state, and the wind’s imprints on desert sands, reflected in its name derived […]

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Bagh: Intricate Imprints on Cloth, A Printing Tradition from Madhya Pradesh

Bagh, a picturesque village in the heart of India, Madhya Pradesh, is renowned for its exquisite block printing technique known as Bagh. This remarkable craft takes its name from the meandering River Baghini, which gracefully flows through the village, symbolising the very essence of this art form. Bagh printing is an extraordinary display of vibrant

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