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.