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The Journey to Discovering Block Printing

Block printing dates back to an ancient civilisation, the Indus Valley Civilisation, who inhabited the lands that is now known as India. Today, age-old techniques used in block printing are still practised by artisans, whose creations are showcased in collections by top Indian fashion designers - both perpetuate the craft. What did you discover about block printing?

Jess took a historical and fascinating journey with us. Here, she tells what she found out on the Journey Map about the hand block printed shawl she picked up in Rajasthan.