Hand Printed, India Cotton Block Print Fabric. 2½ Yards For Sale
Printed Cotton Fabric
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,
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.
carved wooden blocks, traditional Mughal motifs were hand printed onto
this 100% cotton fabric.
Green, Blue, Gray
Inches (1.1 Meters)
Yards (2.3 Meters)
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.
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This item is shipped from India. Please allow 2 weeks for delivery.
Please see our
response for comments like these about our hand-printed fabrics:
: Perfect print for my 1812 gown!!!! Will do business with
you again! Thank you!!
: A-maz-ing fabric. This is a treasure! very fast
shipping. great transaction.
: Super speedy delivery with the most elegant fantastical
beautiful cloth. O JOY!!!
: Another authentic length of fabric! Good measure, washes
well, great service!+++
: Very nice--just what I need for a vintage gown. Thanks
: I just love your fabric- best seller on ! A million
: This Fabric is absolutely exactly what I had hoped it
would be ! I will be back!
: Beautiful rare fabric. Well packed, quickly dispatched.
: Gorgeous fabric straight out of Jane Austen - Thanks
: WOW! Great fabric, FAST int'l shipping, v. authentic for
18th C. clothing! A+++
: Merci, très joli tissus
: Really gorgeous hand printed fabric, AAA+++
: This fabric is so beautiful! I love this seller.
:Amazing for our traditions of provencal costume. Thanks
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.
SGR-11-2008 Lily Jal - Green, Blue, Gray
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