The impact of Bagh block prints comes from the dramatic use of red and black; a style which originates with the Bhil and Bhilala cultures of central India. These block prints are made in the traditional way using natural dyes and a process that has multiple distinct steps including scouring, mordanting, printing, washing and immersion dying. Highly recognizable Bagh prints are a bold evolution of the block printer’s art.
Pattern on cloth is the result of a wooden block being placed many times by an artisan’s hand. Slight variations give the cloth life and are to be celebrated.
Fiber: 100% Organic Cotton
Process: Block printed by hand with natural dyes by master craftspeople in Madhya Pradesh, Central India.
Size is approx. 20" x 30"
Note: Colours will appear different on different monitors and in different lighting conditions
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