These cotton table napkins are hand printed using the traditional intricate block printed Kalamkari process which dates back to the 11th century.
There are 2 of each design.
The colours are derived from plants, minerals and lamp black.
The hand made process of Kalamkari printing is tedious and demands a lot of close attention to detail.
First the white cotton cloth is soaked in water mixed with cow dung .... read more>>>
The whole process takes a minimum of fifteen days, depending on the weather.
They are made by Pitchuka Srinivas and his team in a town in Andra Pradesh, India
Srinivas is one of the only artisans in the country who still follows the original technique of hand-block printed Kalamkari.
The table runner measures a generous 45 x 45cm
Only one set of napkins in this lovely botanical pattern is availa