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Jaipuri Skirts

One of the most popular and commonly worn long skirt by young girls in India are the Jaipuri skirts. These skirts are very ethnic in look. These skirts are made using typical Rajasthani Textiles. The Textile of Rajasthan has a fascinating range of dyed and block printing fabrics. The most commonly used fabric is cotton in which Rajasthani colour-scheme design and technique is used in the skirts.

The various types of designs and patterns in the Jaipuri skirts are as follows:
  • Hand-block printed skirts.
  • Tie and dye skirts. Bandhej, Bandhani, Lehriya, Batik, Mothra, Ekdali, Shikari, Cheent come under this category.
  • Embroidered skirts using thread-work, mirror work or gold brocade which is prevalent in Rajasthan are very gorgeous and can be worn in formal parties.
  • Block Printing in vegetable dyes is another famous art. Carved wooden blocks soaked in different colours and pasted on the fabric. Skirts made of this fabric are very beautiful.

Thus, Jaipuri skirts provide a wide range of designs. These are available in variety of colours. Thus, there is a growing market for the colourful, Rajasthani tie and dye ethnic printed long skirts in India which is widely appreciated all over the world.
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