The 300-year-old Bagru Dabu hand block printing technique originated from a remote village town called Bagru in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India Where it derived its name from Bagora Island which was surrounded by Sanjaria River. This craft is produced in limited places which include village towns- Kaladea, Jahota, and Jairampura. Bagru Dabu Hand Block Print is done by the “Chippa” Community of this region.
Producing of Bagru Dabu Sarees Still continues to adopt 11 Intricate Steps of Production like Preparation of dye mixtures, Pre & post-treatment of cloth for printing & finishing.
Traditional Motifs of Bagru Dabu Include one of the five following 1) Flowers, Leaves & buds 2) Geometrical Designs 3) Intertwisted tendrils 4) Trellis Designs 5) Figurative Designs
– The ground color of Bagru hand block printed textile is mostly off-white (cream) or fawn
– Involved 11 Intricate Steps of Production like Preparation of dye mixtures, Pre & post-treatment of cloth for printing & finishing
– The Unique Dabu (Resist) Paste is used for making motifs which are made of locally available Black Clay soil
– Geographical & climatic conditions add to the refinement of the desired shades of colors