2½ Yards, Block Print Cotton. Hand Printed. Blue, Red, Floral Fabric. India For SaleFile name
Hand Printed Cotton Fabric
From Heritage Trading Company
In India, the Rajasthani village of Sanganer has been known for its block print textiles since the 18th century. Hand carved wooden blocks are dipped in dye and stamped onto the stretched cloth. This process must be repeated for each color in the printed pattern. The work is done in small, family-run studios.Sanganeri craftsman uses a wooden block to print cotton fabric.
If you like the style of Provence in Southern France, you'll be interested to know that these block prints are "Les Indiennes," the imported Indian cottons that inspired the French to develop their famous Provencal fabrics, beginning in the 17th century. You can see the similarities in the vibrant colors and the small, regularly spaced motifs.
With their historic background, block print fabrics may be just what you need for your SCA, LARP, Renaissance Faire, Civil War, reenactor, or other reproduction costumes. Or use them for period home furnishings.
Using carved wooden blocks, traditional Mughal floral motifs were hand printed onto this 100% cotton fabric. Print Colors: Blue, Green, Black Background Color: Deep Red Fabric Length: 2½ Yards (2.3 Meters) Fabric Width: 44 Inches (1.1 Meters) Fabric: Light Weight Cotton
This fabric is brand new, not "vintage." In other words, it's not used, damaged, or dirty. It is, however, folk art. Because of the way it's produced, the pattern is not perfectly uniform and there may be some errant spots of dye. If your project needs greater precision, you'll be better off with machine printed textiles.
Please see all of our listings for sewing trims & more affordable luxuries from Jodhpur, Jaipur, and other parts of Rajasthan.
This item is shipped from India. Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery.
Please see our response for comments like these about our hand-crafted fabrics:
Apr-10-06 Praise : Super speedy delivery with the most elegant fantastical beautiful cloth. O JOY!!!
Apr-30-06 Praise : Another authentic length of fabric! Good measure, washes well, great service!+++
Apr-10-07 Praise : I just love your fabric- best seller on ! A million thanks
Sep-09-08 Praise : Gorgeous fabric straight out of Jane Austen - Thanks Heritage!!! A+++++++++++++
Aug-18-09 Praise :Amazing for our traditions of provencal costume. Thanks for all.
Dec-29-10 Praise :Unable to find this item anywhere else, rapid delivery, outstanding service
Feb-07-11 Praise :Enchantée de mon achat! Envoi rapide! Many thanks!
Feb-24-11 Praise :A lovely piece of craftsmanship, safe + securely wrapped, 10 Stars indeed !!!
Jul-28-11 Praise :This is my fifth purchase from this company and the fabric is always amazing!
Dec-13-11 Praise :Beautiful fabric. I will buy more. Nothing like it in stores so unique/special.
Jan-22-12 Praise :Very nice pattern and texture, good colors, good price, thanks!
Mar-28-12 Praise :Beautiful Fabric, fast ship, quality, authentic artisan items. EXCELLENT SELLER!!
Jun-16-12 Praise : 5* all round! *Exquisite* silk khadi fabric! Perfect after washing too!
Jul-29-12 Praise : Beautiful fabric, perfect for reenacting!
Aug-01-12 Praise : Love all the fabric I received from you!International Buyers - Please Note Import duties, taxes, and charges are not included in the item price or shipping cost. These charges are the buyer's responsibility. Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to offerding or buying. Customs activity may delay the arrival of your package. In our experience, this is infrequent, but it does sometimes happen. Thanks for your patience.
Heritage Trading Company offers unusual and hard-to-find fabrics and trims at affordable prices. You'll find textiles for your contemporary and historic projects in our sales and store.
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