Green Bandhani Gajji Silk Dupatta With Ajrakh Work
This is a Gajji Silk Bandhani Dupatta - an ideal party wear. The art of Bandhani is a highly skilled process. The technique involves dyeing a fabric, which is tied tightly with a thread at several points, thus producing variety of patterns like Leheriya, Mothra, Ekdali and Shikari depending on the manner in which the cloth is tied. Bandhani work, after the processing is over, results into a variety of symbols including, dots, squares, waves and strips. A meter length of cloth can have thousands of tiny knots .These knots form a design once opened after dyeing in bright colors.
Traditionally, Ajrakh is the name of a block printed cloth with deep crimson background, bearing symmetrical patterns with interspersed unprinted sparkling white motifs.he printing is done by hand with hand carved wooden blocks. Several different blocks are used to give the characteristic repeated patterning.Unlike other processes of printing on cloth, where the colour is applied directly to the cloth, in Ajrakh block printing, the fabric is first printed with a resist paste and then dyed.
FABRIC: Gajji Silk is a veg based fabric, commonly used in Gujarat. The Gajji Silk fabric is rich and lush and sets itself apart from other fabrics. Gajji Silk is satin weave done on silk fabric. A satin weave with rayon warp and cotton weft, creates a high glossy surface.
CARE: Hand wash, Usage of a very light detergent, Air drying is apt as over-exposure to sunlight often causes the fabric to lose its color.
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