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India Tussar Silk Shawl with Geometric Motifs in Aubergine

Each taught by her respective mother Rajnandinee and Srabonti combine their talents and skills in the stunning design of this tussar silk shawl. Resembling a symmetrical maze the imagery is masterfully block printed on the shawl in a bold palette of colors that includes light aubergine and ginger over alabaster. Hand block printing is a millenary art form believed to have spread throughout Asia during the 4th century AD. The desired composition is carved on wooden blieved to have spread throughout Asia during the 4th century AD. The desired composition is carved on wooden blocks with a chisel hammer file nails etc. Printing involves laying out the fabric on flat tables and making the impressions with the previously carved blocks dipped in the desired dyes. read more

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