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Cotton duvet cover, 'Rajasthani Remembrance' - Ajrak Duvet Cover Curate

Product ID: 301895

Ajrak Duvet Cover, "Rajasthani Remembrance"

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It can take up to three weeks to complete the laborious handmade process of ajrak textile printing. Dozens of hand-carved blocks are used to stamp a resist paste onto the cloth, which is then dyed and laid in the sun to dry. The longer the dye sets, the more vibrant the color. Then the cloth is washed to remove the resist, and the process begins again with a different block pattern. All told it can take 30 separate steps to achieve the intricate floral and geometric patterns for which ajrak is known. The traditional color palette of crimson red, indigo blue, and white on this all-cotton duvet cover is said to represent the universe: red for the earth, white for clouds, and blue for the sky, the universe itself.

  • 1.95 kgs
  • 4.3 lbs

  • 100% cotton
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Machine washable
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in India.
  • Ships fast from USA.
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12/31/2017

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"We love this duvet cover!"

The hand dyed fabric is absolutely stunning! It is clear that it is hand made, yet, it is very well done with no flaws. We love everything about this duvet cover – it’s colors, patterns, and the workmanship. We are very pleased and will keep this for a very long time. When we washed it after receiving, hardly any color came out when we washed it on the delicate cycle.

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05/09/2018

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"An Art"

It looks beautiful. I hope the fabric holds out.

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06/03/2018

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"Lovely duvet cover"

Beautiful craftsmanship!

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