Fine quality ajrakh hand block printed chanderi fabric made using natural dyes through traditional ajrakh technique of handblock printing by Abdul Rauph Khatri from Kutch, Gujarat.
Chanderi is a blend of cotton and silk.
Ajrakh is a traditional vegetable dyeing and resist block-printing technique on cloth. It is estimated to be around 4,500 years old. The Ajrakh artisans in India are originally from Sindh (Pakistan) and they migrated to Kutch in Gujarat and Barmer in Rajasthan.
The process of 'Ajrakh' is a long drawn process with many stages and each layer of colour is printed a day apart.
Ajrakh is the traditional attire of the Maldhari pastoral community of Bhuj.
This is a cut length of 3 metres x 111cm .
The price is for 3 metres.
Smaller amounts are not available at this stage.
Being hand printed, there may be minor variations in colour and design.
We take great care in photographing our products, but please be aware that minor differences in colour may occur between our camera and your monitor.