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What is "Bandhani" - Definition & Explanation

Process of patterning cloth by tie-dying.
A Process Of Patterning Cloth By Tie-dyeing In Which The Design Is Reserved On The Undyed Cloth By Tying Small Spots Very Tightly With Thread To Protect Them From The Dye. Especially Popular In Rajasthan And Gujarat.
Is the Indian word for the more basic form of tie-dye. Small areas of plain cloth are tightly bound with cotton thread; the cloth is then immersed in a dye bath and after drying, the ties are removed to reveal the pattern formed by the contrast between the dyed and undyed areas. This process is one of the oldest and widely practised methods of applying pattern and colour to textiles.

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