Image: A leheriya of 21 thin lines and 8 thick lines, with multicoloured mothra. Courtesy of Mohammad Saqib.
Text: Brinda Gill
“Water is precious in Rajasthan, a desert state. The arrival of the rains is a truly special moment. To welcome the monsoons, traditionally, men wore leheriya turbans, and women wore leheriya drapes with colourful skirts and blouses,” says Mohammad Saqib. He is a textile designer, the fifth generation of a family of traditional dyers known locally as rangrez, and the founder of Rangrez Creation, in Jaipur...
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