Ajrakh Block-Printed Masks
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Part of the larger Artisan Mask collection, these lovely cotton masks have been made with hand block printed cloth made by practitioners of the Ajrakh art form.
Double-Layer * Hand-Painted * Cotton * Snug-fit * Elastic * Kids & Adult sizes available * Non-Surgical - for general purpose protection only * Assorted Collection - Colours and designs might vary
- Abdulrazak Mohd. Khatri
- Dastkari Haat Samiti
- Sewa Kala Srushti
Care Instructions: Wash with mild soap and dry on regular basis.
Ajrakh is an ancient block printing method that is known to have originated during the Indus valley civilization and continues to be practised in the Kutch district of Gujarat, Barmer in Rajasthan, and Sind in Pakistan.
The art form is distinguished by its use of intricate geometric and floral patterns applied by hand-carved wooden blocks, typically in red and blue.
Ajrakh craft products are mostly made with natural, vegetable and mineral dyes, with Indigo and Madder being the prominently used dyes.
Unlike other forms of block printing where prints are applied directly to the cloth, the process of creating an Ajrakh fabric involves multiple steps of resist application, dyeing and block printing, leading to a complex design of geometric shapes and colours!
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