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Batik block printed cotton scarf S_188

by Indian Artisan


This fine cotton batik printed scarf comes from the Mundra area of Kutch, western India. Batik block printing is a wax resist technique. The block is dipped into wax and printed onto fabric which is then dyed and the wax removed.
I bought these two scarves directly from the artisan in his tiny workshop in a tiny village.
This scarf measures 55 x 202cm and is a Fair Trade product.

As with all things made by hand, expect some inconsistencies as proof of the process.