artisan block printing in Bagru village near Jaipur

I have new appreciation for block printed fabrics-artisan block printing in Bagru village near Jaipur for Mehera Shaw

wood blocks

going to try this w/ my Indian printing blocks. Indian printing blocks with turquoise stain

Silk Textiles from Safavid Iran, 1501–1722 | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Silk velvet signed by “Ghiyath,” second half of century; cut and voided velvet with continuous floats of flat metal thread;

Wood blocks

Block printers, carvers and dyers are all traditionally part of the Chhippa cast in India. Like most crafts in India the skill of block carving is passed down f

Tablecloth printing, Iran.

Tablecloth printing, Iran Block printing was the first type of printing on cloth.