Hand Printed, India Cotton, Block Print Fabric. 5 Yards

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  • Item Category: Textiles, Clothing & Accessories
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Sep 03, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House

Hand Printed Cotton Fabric

From Heritage Trading Company

In India, the Rajasthani village of Sanganer has been known for its block print textiles since the 18th century. Hand carved wooden blocks are dipped in dye and stamped onto the stretched cloth. This process must be repeated for each color in the printed pattern. The work is done in small, family-run studios.

Sanganeri craftsman uses a wooden block to print cotton fabric.

If you like the style of Provence in Southern France, you'll be interested to know that these block prints are "Les Indiennes," the imported Indian cottons that inspired the French to develop their famous Provencal fabrics, beginning in the 17th century. You can see the similarities in the vibrant colors and the small, regularly spaced motifs.

With their historic background, these block print fabrics may be just what you need for your SCA, LARP, Renaissance Faire, Civil War, reenactor, or other reproduction, period costumes.

Using carved wooden blocks, a traditional floral motif was hand printed onto this light weight, 100% cotton fabric. Print Colors: Turquoise Blue, Gray Background Color: White Fabric Length: 5 Yards (4.6 Meters) Fabric Width: 44 Inches (1.1 Meters) Fabric: Light Weight Cotton

This fabric is brand new , not "vintage." In other words, it'

Please see all of our listings for sewing trims & more affordable luxuries from Jodhpur, Jaipur, and other parts of Rajasthan.

Outstanding Quality

Please see our feedback for comments like these about our hand-printed fabrics:

Jun-09-05 Praise : Excellent quality and handmade design. Thank you!!! AAA+++

Nov-07-05 Praise : I love this seller... carries fabric that is hard to find anyw! A++++!!!!

Dec-12-05 Praise : Perfect print for my 1812 gown!!!! Will do business with you again! Thank you!!

Mar-13-06 Praise : A-maz-ing fabric. This is a treasure! very fast shipping. great transaction.

Apr-10-06 Praise : Super speedy delivery with the most elegant fantastical beautiful cloth. O JOY!!!

Apr-30-06 Praise : Another authentic length of fabric! Good measure, washes well, great service!+++

Oct-24-06 Praise : I feel very lucky to have found this seller. I will certainly be buying again!

Dec-19-06 Praise : Beautiful fabric! Perfect for reenacting! I'm so happy I found you! I'll be back

Feb-11-07 Praise : Always Great!! I check this seller often. AAA+++

Feb-24-07 Praise : Very nice--just what I need for a vintage gown. Thanks again!


Apr-10-07 Praise : I just love your fabric- best seller on ebay! A million thanks

Collectible Textiles

Heritage Trading Company offers unusual and hard-to-find fabrics and trims at affordable prices. You'll find textiles for your contemporary and historic projects in our Ebay auctions and Ebay store.

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