Ajrakh is a well-known traditional vegetable dyeing that resists block-printing techniques on cloth. Originated in Kutch, It is nearly around 4,500 years old practised by Khatri community of Kutch and Sikh.

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Process of Natural Dying

Ajrakh is usually printed as a single-sided (ekpuri) and double-sided (bipuri). Conventional 'Ajrakh' entails diverse stages of dyeing and withstand printing the usage of natural dyes and mordants. Indigo and madder are the primary hues that are used for dyeing. The withstand and a few colors are printed on the cloth the usage of carved wooden blocks. those blocks are carved with problematic symmetrical styles in order that the same block can be used for each side of the cloth.