Straight out of a painting

The printers create magic on fabrics of a wide range.

Hand block embellishment is one of the great textile arts of India. The motifs are derived from nature and consist of ‘amris' and ‘butis' - floral and vine - as well as intricate geometrics in an unchanged design language.

Impressive technique

The block printer uses the ingenious ‘dabu resist' technique as well as overlaying of prints to create sheer textile magic. The block printers live in large communities in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat. Vegetable dyes are used by the Bagh printers of Madhya Pradesh, Barmer in Rajasthan and Bhuj in Gujarat....................Click for more


 Source Web Page: The Hindu

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