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Handmade Printed Cotton Rugs

Handmade Printed Cotton Rugs

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Dabu printing is also a unique art form found in Rajasthan. In this, a design is sketched onto the background cloth. This sketched design is covered with clay on which saw dust is sprinkled. The saw dust sticks to the cloth as the clay dries. Thereafter, the entire cloth is dyed in select colors. The area where clay and sawdust mixture is present does not catch the dye and remains colorless. After dyeing and drying, the cloth is washed to remove the clay and the mixture. For additional colour, this cloth is dyed again in a lighter shade to cover the patterned.

Uses:

They can be used to cover smaller spaces, walkways, bathrooms and outdoor areas and even rooms. It can be framed on walls and used as a wall Art. It is a very good gift item due to its size. We can even make cushion covers of these rugs

PS:indigo block printing is a folk art. Because of the way it's produced,

 

Dyes:

India has been known for its dyes and their fastness.The natural color(almost white) of the ready-bleached cotton yarn is extensively used.INDIGO is thefavoritecolor comes from the Indigo shrub(Indigofera tine-toria) mainly from leaves.

Care Recommendation:Rinse with lots of water. ( Max 300c) Scrub it lightly with mild soap and brush. Rinse off the soap with lot of water.Roll the rug and press to remove extra water.Please do not twist for squeezing out the water. Lay it flat on the floor, away from sun fro drying.Professional cleaning or dry-cleaning is also suggested.