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Hand Block Printing of Barmer, Rajasthan

Hand-Block Printing, Textiles, Weaving, Spinning, Khadi

Hand Block Printing of Barmer, Rajasthan

Barmer is an important hand-block printing centre in Rajasthan. The items made here include turbans, shawls, dress materials, and saris. The designs are bold, the popular one being the chirkala booti which is a flaming red chilli having a blue-black outline surrounded by flower-laden trees. The printing is done by special hand-made blocks.

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