Dabu Print – A Typical Art of Hand Block Printing
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Dabu Print

A Typical Art of Hand Block Printing

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Introduction

Rajasthan is acknowledged as the most prolific state for hand block printing in India. According to the ancient time, the origin of this art was found in China. Within a long time,

hand block print

went to extend in India and today villages of (

Sanganer

,

Bagru

, and Akola) Rajasthan have become the most prominent producers of various hand block prints.

Dabu

print was produced about 675 A.D in the village of Akola,

Chittorgarh

district.

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Designs of Dabu Print

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Making of Dabu Print

This eco-friendly print is produced from the amalgamation of various organic materials. The procedure goes through meticulously and occupies natural colorants and vegetable glues. The given materials are used to create a particular

Dabu

print-

The most useful component for creating

Dabu

print is black or brown clay that can be obtained from nearby ponds in villages. The mud of clay leaves actual effect in the course of action.

Gum Arabic is added in the mixture to provide a base of bonding to block design and textile.

Wheat powder generates a strong adhesion and gets better quality of paste to print designs.

Indigo is mostly used dye in

Dabu

print process, both types natural and chemical indigo are evolved in the blending.

These days, many basic fabrics are included for stamping

Dabu

print. Cotton, Silk, Chiffons georgettes and others show the best outcomes with this mud-resist print.

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Motifs of Dabu Print

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Typically in most of the

hand block prints

, the nature-inspired motifs are used. Some traditionally popular motifs are- sunflowers, animals, peacock, leaves, and fruits etc and moreover, some geometric designs such are vertical and horizontal lines, dotty lines and many distinctive shapes are created in

Dabu

prints.