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Age-old dyeing traditions of Bandhej & Leheriya are true reflections of Rajasthani heritage

Hailed as a part of the oldest surviving tie and dye traditions of the world, Bandhej and Leheriya are techniques of patterning fabrics by tying parts of them in different ways, that prevents the penetration of dyes. Over time, cities like Jaipur, Jodhpur and Udaipur have become major commercial centres for the sale of such clothing items, especially sarees, that are dyed in this manner. Let's take a look at the inception and technique of these Rjasthani craft forms that are famous across India for their vibrant hues and stylistic patterns.

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