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Strands of Indian Culture – Textile Tour in India

Trade & commercial networks through the ages have evolved the exchange of ideas & cultures, with the Indian textile crafts bearing testimony to the rich heritage of the same.

Here is a glimpse of some of the specialised textile crafts of the country:

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(1) BANDHEJ: TIE & DYE
“Bandhani” or “Bandhej” Tie & Dye is one of the oldest & most distinctive textile crafts of Gujarat, where assorted fabrics ranging from cotton, silk, wool, muslin among others, are illustrated with a myriad of motifs & patterns like Ambadal, Gharchola, Chandrakukdi, Kalger, Shikari etc. dyed with the vivid & innumerable hues of red, yellow, green, indigo, black, white and many more.

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