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Wood Block Print Bedlinen

Fair Trade, Hand Made

From $25.00

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Doona Cover was $150. SAVE 50%.

Bold yet elegant queen size bedlinen, fusing a contemporary look with traditional technique. Block printed by hand on the front, with plain black reverse side, this striking bedlinen is made by expert printers working with Aspiration International in India. Featuring button closures on the doona cover and stylish tie closures and generous overlap on the pillowslips.

Wood Block printing has long been one of the more interesting techniques used to ornament fabric in India. In Rajasthan, known as the home of printed fabric, a variety of methods including resist printing using clay, cow dung, wax and/or resin are used to print traditional motifs. In Jaipur, the best-known centres for block printing are Sanganer and Bagru. Elaborate motifs in four or five colours are the beauty of Sanganer, whereas simple floral and geometric patterns using vegetable tints or Azo-free dyes such as this bedlinen are more characteristic of Bagru.

Pillowslips sold separately. Cold wash separately.

All weaving or printing irregularities and shade variations are characteristics of the hand weaving and block printing process and should not be taken as defects.

Product features
  • Stylish black with handblock printed design in white and grey
  • Azo-free dyes
  • Button closure on doona cover
  • Tie closure on pillowslips
  • Doona Cover 210 x 210 cm
  • Pillowslips 68 x 44 cm

Aspiration International

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Aspiration International

Aspiration International works with artisan groups and individual craftspeople all over India, developing markets for their cottage industries.

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