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Hand Block Print, Cotton Fabric. Natural Dyes. 2½ Yards. Gray & Beige For Sale

Hand Block Print, Cotton Fabric. Natural Dyes. 2½ Yards. Gray & Beige

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Hand Printed Cotton Fabric

From Heritage Trading Company

The village of Bagru is one of Rajasthan’s historic block printing centers. Craftsmen use hand carved wooden blocks to stamp designs onto the cloth. In keeping with Bagru’s centuries’ old tradition, this fabric was printed with all natural dyes.

Printing Fabric With Traditional Wooden Block Flowers & Leaves Used To Make Dye

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. Cotton prints from India were also popular in Britain and America.

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, period costumes. Or use them for period home furnishings.

Using carved wooden blocks in a traditional floral design, a resist was printed onto beige cotton fabric. The fabric was then immersed in gray dye. After drying, the resist was washed away, leaving the beige motif on a gray background.

Natural dyes were used in this piece.

Motif Color: Natural Beige Background Color: Gray Fabric Width: 44 Inches (1.1 Meters) Fabric Length: 2½ Yards (2.3 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.

Outstanding Quality

Please see our response for comments like these about our hand-printed 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.

Mar-03-10 Praise :Thank you ! A very beautiful block printed antique design fabric! Wonderful! :)

Dec-29-10 Praise :Unable to find this item anywhere else, rapid delivery, outstanding service

Jan-27-11 Praise :Beautiful fabric, great price, fast shipping! Will definitely be returning!!

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 !!!

Mar-05-11 Praise :Perfection - thank you!

Jul-28-11 Praise :Amazing fabric even better in person and fast delivery.. Thank you

Jul-28-11 Praise :This is my fifth purchase from this company and the fabric is always amazing!

Aug-09-11 Praise :Lovely fabric, thank you so much!

Sep-15-11 Praise :Wonderful seller, great item, super speedy delivery, many thanks

Collectible Textiles

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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