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Bagh block printing is an ancient art of printing that involves wooden blocks on various types of motifs are carved and then printing is done with natural vegetable dyes.
Where did Bagh print originate from?
Bagh print finds its origin in the Bagh area in the Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh. It is an area close to the Bagh river, which is said to have helped in the washing of the fabric and processing of the natural dyes involves in Bagh printing.
How to style with Bagh Print Dupatta?
Bagh printed dupatta creates a style statement in itself and is printed all throughout its surface. This is why pairing it with a plain salwar kameez or suit brings out the print more effectively. The floral motifs of the Bagh print go naturally with several ethnic styles, like anarkalis, straight suits, palazzos, and many other options.
What kind of dye is used for bagh printing?
Natural and vegetable dyes are traditionally used to create the characteristic Bagh print. Red and black colours are the most common, however, Indigo, khaki and mustard dyes can also be used.
How Can I identify a bagh print?
The characteristic Bagh prints are usually floral, paisley or geometric motifs printed over a light cream background with red and black dyes.
Apart fromBagh printed dupattas, you can explore iTokri's huge collection of traditional Bagh print Indian apparels likeBagh print fabric, Bagh print long skirts,Bagh print blouse fabrics, Bagh print textile and gorgeous Bagh sarees.