Sanganeri Block Printed Dupattas - A Gorgeous Weave that is a Must-Have in your Wardrobe:
Sanganeri hand block printing on fabrics is a traditional fabric pattern designing form originating in the 16th century in Rajasthan. Traditionally, this delicate, detailed pattern on fabrics was made against a muted coloured background, and the printed designs are exceptionally complex and intricate. First, a wooden block is carved and hallowed to form creases and edges in the pattern of vines, flowers, intricate designs etc... Then this block is dipped in fabric dyes and printed all over the fabric that has been prepared and dyed previously to create a gorgeous and vibrant background for the designs and motifs. Shop for more exciting and gorgeous fabric prints like Shibori tie-dye stoles, natural dyed dupattas, pure gajji silk dupattas, Kasuti embroidery dupattas and Linen weave dupattas.
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Some of the frequently asked questions are:
Sanganeri is a craft of printing intricate patterns of floral and detailed designs on a prepared ground of coloured fabric as the background. This craft is at least 500 years old and is of great importance to the Indian culture of weaves, fabric crafts and arts.
There are multiple forms of block printing that have their unique looks and beauty in them. There are over ten most popular forms of block printing in India that range from Bagh block printing, Dabu block printing, Ajrak block printing, Sanganeri block printing, Bagru block printing etc. The types of block printing can also be categorised per their fabric printing techniques- Direct style, Discharge style and the Resist style of fabric printing.