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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 13:00:24 +0000
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<img width="640" height="639" src="http://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/bandana-700x699.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="Bandana, India, 20th century" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;" srcset="http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/bandana-150x150.jpg 150w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/bandana-300x300.jpg 300w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/bandana-700x699.jpg 700w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/bandana-640x640.jpg 640w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/bandana-170x170.jpg 170w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/bandana.jpg 1024w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" data-attachment-id="20941" data-orig-file="http://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/bandana.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,1023" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;Demian Cacciolo&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;1359975443&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;Copyright Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum&quot;,&quot;focal_length&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;iso&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;shutter_speed&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;title&quot;:&quot;Print, 1664&quot;,&quot;orientation&quot;:&quot;0&quot;}" data-image-title="Bandana, India, 20th century" data-image-description="" data-medium-file="http://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/bandana-300x300.jpg" data-large-file="http://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/bandana-700x699.jpg" />This bandana was made using a resist-dye technique called bandhani. A method of tie-dying, bandhani involves tying pieces of cloth with fine thread in order to block specific areas from the dye. The term bandhani derives from the verb bandhna in Hindi-Urdu (Urdu: باندهنا, Hindi: बानदहना), meaning “to tie” or “tying”. This piece was originally white and dyed yellow, while the...
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