Dyed Textile- Lahariya

Rajasthan is well known for its lehriya (waves) pattern. This is one of the so many tie and dye patterns that results in wavy pattern, which symbolizes water waves.

The stripes of different colors are usually arranged diagonally and use two colors are common. The two colors alternate in waves. Originally, the two colors used were the auspicious colors of yellow and red.

Turbans, odhnis and saris with laheriya are liked and worn all around year but carry a special meaning on and around the time of Teej festival and monsoon. Lahariya is dyed in different colours and Udaipur is famous for this craft.