Fine quality dabu hand block print kashish dyed pure cotton kurta by Aavaran. Kashish natural dyed and dabu hand block printed kurta with captivating trims on the neckline and sleeve hem. Kashish printing is a mineral dying process, kashish printing involves the use of dye and a resist. The use of Kashish dye is more prevalent in bargu. Printers use Harda (naturally occurring tannc acid) as a pretreatment to achieve lighter shades of brown. Darker shades are acquired by the addition of boiled pomegranate rind solution to the vat prior to dyeing.
Gentle hand wash separately in cold water with mild/liquid detergents, excess natural colors may bleed when washed for the first time. Avoid soaking for too long. Iron at low/medium temperature.
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Aavaran is a journey started to uphold rural indigenous communities and preserve their traditional craft. Aavaran, based out of Udaipur Rajasthan known for its contemporised (Dabu) Mud resist hand block prints. Aavarans attempt is to evolve the traditional 'Dabu' mud resist technique of printing, specifically the indigo dyed 'phentiya' print which is a staple of Mewar Region while consistently innovating on design and quality. Aavaran provides a great opportunity for the crafts people to pursue and connect to their own hidden skills.