Famous Hand Textile Printing of Rajasthan
The origin of Indian textiles can be traced to the Indus valley civilization. The people of that civilization used homespun cotton for weaving their garments. Excavations at Harappa and Mohenjodaro, have unearthed household items like needles made of bone and wooden spindles, suggesting that the people would spin cotton at home to make yarn and finally garments. Fragments of woven cotton have also been found at these sites. India has a diverse and rich textile tradition. It has a wide range of textiles in various designs, manufactured by different techniques as compared to other countries of the world. There are many techniques for working on fabric that appeal to all levels of painting skills & interest. To make fabric attractive, its ornamenting is done through printing. The specialty lies by following under the climate, weather, and fabric availability in different locations of the country. Each craft that has been bought on the fore is backed by a story of artisans for whom there is no greater happiness than retaining the legacy of the craft and passing it on to their future generations.
Block Printing is an ancient craft form of Rajasthan that has been practiced since time immemorial. Rajasthan is well known for the art of block printing that is hugely practiced there even to date. The process of doing block printing flourished since the 12th century when the art received royal patronage from the kings of the era. Using the natural colors in the technique, it is done on cotton fabrics with the repetition of the same prints using the smooth block of wood on which the design is transferred by following per under- delivery it on the fabric.
The skillful talents come from various villages of Rajasthan state who practice the creative techniques and process in textile. The most experienced carvers take separate time to give their finishing touch to every piece of art they make.
Their nurtured skills are then delivered on every craft filled with their hard work and love printing, globally.
Every wooden block used for the printing is separately carved with various types of wood for separate design and color usage by the carvers. As it is a laborious process, and everything is manmade, yet our artisans promise to deliver the most exquisite work of art in a handful of time.