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A Dyeing Tradition: Taking a Look at the Colorful Kashmiri Art

on 2017/1/1 19:07:41 ( 852 reads )


KASHMIR, INDIA, December 26, 2016 (Hindustan Times): The manual dyeing of fabric and threads has been an industry in Kashmir for around 2 centuries. The process involves the mixing and producing of the specific colors needed for the dye, the soaking of fabric in boiling colored water and then drying the threads. The practice of dyeing is in decline as the labor involved in creating dyes is exhausting and often takes its toll on the workers health.

Short but colorful slide show at "source" above.

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