BLOCK PRINT FABRICS – THE INDIAN HERITAGE

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Rosettes, Paisley, Floral, Geometric, Monograms – the eloquent result of an impressive interaction between an artisan and his woodblock.

 

Block printing is a centuries old art form, using an intricately carved wooden block to stamp myriad stunning patterns on handloom fabrics.

The beauty and allure of block printing has resonated over the years throughout our country, making it one of the most sought after textiles of India.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ajrakh, Dabu and Kalamkari are some examples of block prints famous in India.

We are in awe of block printing especially since it is one of the most environmental friendly fabric printing options, opting to use dyes made from vegetables, fruits or even mud.

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