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|Title:||An insight into the traditional Bandhej craft of Sikar City of Rajasthan|
|Series/Report no.:||Int. Cl.<sup>8</sup><i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">: </i>D01, D02, D03, D05, C09B 61/00, A44B 6/00|
|Abstract:||Indian <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Bandhani,</i> a traditional form of tie and dye, began about 5000 yrs ago. Also known as <i>Bandhni</i> and <i>Bandhej</i>, it is the oldest tie and dye tradition still in practice. The craft is still thriving with Gujarat and Rajasthan as chief production centers. This paper is an outcome of a diagnostic study of the <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Bandhej</i> craft in Sikar city of Rajasthan. The objective of the study was to portray the present scenario of <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Bandhej</i> craft and to record the changes that have occurred with the spinning wheel of time in the techniques, patterns of designs and the motifs.|
|ISSN:||0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||IJTK Vol.11(4) [October 2012]|
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