Organic Cotton Pillow Case - Ajrakh Clove

$19.95

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Ajrakh is a traditional style of block printing which uses hand-carved wooden blocks to print natural dyes on organic cotton. These Ajrakhs are made by a family that has been block printing for over nine generations - the Khatri family residing in the Kachchh desert of Gujarat, India.

The process of making an Ajrakh is a long one, involving between thirteen and twenty distinct steps. The many processes of scouring, washing, printing, dyeing, and final washing can take up to three weeks to complete. Much of the beauty and depth of Ajrakh cloth comes from the intricacy of the imprint that is left by the artisan’s hand. Slight variations are to be celebrated.

Details: Sewn at our studio in Vancouver, Canada. 


Fiber: 100% Organic Cotton

Process: Block printed by hand with natural dyes by master craftspeople in Kutch, India.

Size: approx. 20" x 30" (51cm x 76cm).

Care Instructions: Your bedding can be gently machine or hand washed with cool water. To protect the natural dyes you absolutely must use a pH neutral liquid detergent. Wash with similar colours.  Immediately hang to dry or tumble dry on medium heat. 

Recommended detergents: Ecos, Eucalan, Tru Earth or a mild liquid detergent no higher than pH 7

- Tru Earth must dissolve completely in water before adding garments to wash

Note: Colours may appear differently depending on monitors and lighting.


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