29 May 2014

The traditional art of tie dye, in it's most sophisticated form, 
created by the BANDHEJ and LEHERIYA artisans of Rajasthan

Kingfisher blue silk scarf with very fine floral patterns $75.
Closeup of the texture created by many tiny points of tied silk, with example of loosened thread

Scarlet silk scarf with very fine web patterns $75.

Rose pink leheriya crepe silk dupatta, glamorous summer wear! 
Colour explosion at the Leheriya Master Dyer's workshop!  The silk is rolled diagonally into long ropes which are tied at intervals to resist the dye bath ( see foreground)

Magenta Crepe Silk large dupatta created by Master Dyer $185.

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