PINK, WHITE AND BLUE: THREE CITIES OF RAJASTHAN – TAASA Review March 2019

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This article was originally found in the March 2019 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 28, Issue 1, Page 18).

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Claudia Hyles R ajasthan presents a glorious spectrum of colour.

In the countryside the often white clothing for men is a foil for their splendid turbans in rainbow colours ­ marigold, shocking pink, vermillion, electric blue, vivid green or multi-hued, dotted or striped.

Women’s traditional dress is equally brilliant, swirling full skirts or gagra, blouse and odhni or shawl-cum-veil, diaphanous and dyed to match...