Printed Cotton Fabric
Heritage Trading Company
In India, the
Rajasthani village of Sanganer has been known for its
block print textiles since the 18th century. Hand carved wooden blocks are
dipped in dye and stamped onto the stretched cloth. This process must be
repeated for each color in the printed pattern. The work is done in small,
craftsman uses a wooden block to print cotton fabric.
If you like the style of Provence in Southern France, you'll be interested to know that these block
prints are "Les Indiennes," the imported Indian cottons that inspired the French
to develop their famous Provencal fabrics, beginning in the 17th century.
You can see the similarities in the vibrant colors and the small, regularly
With their historic
background, these block print fabrics may be just what you need for your SCA,
LARP, Renaissance Faire, Civil War, reenactor, or other reproduction, period costumes.
Or use them for period home furnishings.
carved wooden blocks, a traditional Mughal floral motif was hand printed
onto this 100% cotton fabric.
| Print Colors:
Red, Blue, Light Taupe, Black
| Background Color:
Inches (1.1 Meters)
Yards (2.3 Meters)
This fabric is brand new, not "vintage." In other
words, it's not used, damaged, or dirty. It is, however, folk art.
Because of the way it's produced, the pattern is not perfectly uniform and there
may be some errant spots of dye. If your project needs greater precision,
you'll be better off with machine printed textiles.
all of our listings for sewing trims &
more affordable luxuries from Jodhpur, Jaipur, and other parts
This item is shipped from India. Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery.
Please see our
feedback for comments like these about our hand-printed fabrics:
Apr-10-06 Praise :
Super speedy delivery with the most elegant fantastical beautiful
cloth. O JOY!!!
Apr-30-06 Praise :
Another authentic length of fabric! Good measure, washes well, great
Apr-10-07 Praise :
I just love your fabric- best seller on ebay! A million thanks
Sep-09-08 Praise :
Gorgeous fabric straight out of Jane Austen - Thanks Heritage!!!
Aug-18-09 Praise :
Amazing for our traditions of provencal costume. Thanks for all.
Dec-29-10 Praise :
Unable to find this item anywhere else, rapid delivery, outstanding
Feb-07-11 Praise :
Enchantée de mon achat! Envoi rapide! Many thanks!
Feb-24-11 Praise :
A lovely piece of craftsmanship, safe + securely wrapped, 10 Stars
Jul-28-11 Praise :
This is my fifth purchase from this company and the fabric is always
Dec-13-11 Praise :
Beautiful fabric. I will buy more. Nothing like it in stores so
Jan-16-12 Praise :
Always the fastest service and TOP QUALITY product! Love this seller!
Jan-22-12 Praise :
Very nice pattern and texture, good colors, good price, thanks!
Mar-28-12 Praise :
Beautiful Fabric, fast ship, quality, authentic artisan items. EXCELLENT
Mar-21-12 Praise :
Love the fabric! Can't wait to make up a new Regency dress with it!
Apr-23-12 Praise :
Arrived very quickly and exactly as described, stunning material! Thank you! :)
International Buyers - Please
Import duties, taxes, and
charges are not included in the item price or shipping cost.
These charges are the buyer's responsibility.
Please check with your
country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be
prior to bidding or buying.
Customs activity may delay the
arrival of your package. In our experience, this is infrequent, but
it does sometimes happen. Thanks for your patience.
Heritage Trading Company offers unusual and hard-to-find
fabrics and trims at affordable prices. You'll find textiles for your
contemporary and historic projects in our Ebay auctions and Ebay store.
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