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Nandana is a mud-resistant print craft native to Madhya Pradesh and one of the few that has been put into practice in its original form. Fabrics printed in this way are worn as traditional clothing by local Bhil women.

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Process of Nandana Prints

Firstly the cloth is spread then the blocks used for printing are dipped in alum paste and pressed on the fabric after which the cloth is dried in sun. After this, the material is dried without washing and then dipped in a solution of water and gum. Then they're published with mud and smeared with wooden dirt to boom the energy.

Nandana Printing of Madhya Pradesh

Indigo is the most distinguished and rather recognized natural dye of some of the Nandna craftsmen. The community believes that a cow that drinks the indigo solution turns into more potent and if people consume the food with Indigo-stained arms, they do not face any problems related to digestion. In addition, they say that Indigo has the influence to show anything herbal. as a result, wearing Indigo-dyed fabric is considered lucky.

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