Hues of Blues Modal Silk Ajrakh & Bandhani Banarasi Dupatta
Category: Modal Silk Bandhani & Ajrakh Banarasi Handloom Dupatta
Add a dash of color to your ethnic look with this beautiful Handloom Banarasi Silk dupatta made with an amalgamation of two crafts bandhani & Ajrakh.
Ajrak is a block-printed textile that is resist-dyed using natural dyes, including indigo and madder. It is made by Khatris community in Kutch, Gujarat and is distinguished by its color- blue with red - and its complex geometric & floral patterns. It's name is derived from 'azarak', 'blue' in Arabic & Persian. Ajrak is a legacy of text. It takes skill & patience to make Ajrak. There are between 14-16 different stages of dyeing & printing, which take 14-21 days to complete.
Fabric - Pure Modal Silk - Modal is incredibly luxurious, lightweight and silky smooth. It breathes, absorbs water, is shrink resistant and holds dyes well so your dupatta is unlikely to fade. It is soft and shiny.
Weave : Ajrakh & Bandhani
Bandhani derived from a Sanskrit word Banda which meaning “to tie” is truly an art that involves dyeing a fabric tied tightly with a thread at several points, producing a variety of patterns and then dyed with extraordinary colors.
Color - Hues of Blue
Length – 2.5 Meters.
Note- There may be slight color variations due to photographic reasons.
This is a hand-woven product and any irregularities in the weaving or pattern should not be taken as a defect. These irregularities make every handloom piece unique.