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Block Printing

SONY DSCBlock printing is a traditional art form in India. To create a block printed textile involves a group of skilled artists including block carvers, printers (chhippas), dyers (rangrez) and washers (dhobis). Together these artists create ornate textiles in a variety of motifs and designs. Today there are many artists in India using the same methods that were used in the 14th century, to produce textiles enjoyed around the world.

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