Dabu printing has come a long way, indeed!
Starting from 675 AD in China, it traversed all the way to the Indian borders of Rajasthan and Gujarat to become an absolute favourite art form of people. With its subtle beauty and extraordinary depth, it has also managed to capture the modern day designers’ imagination.
Have you ever thought about the amount of work that artisans have to put before you clad a gorgeous dabu printed saree in that evening family gathering? It involves numerous craftsperson and multiple phases of washing, printing, and dyeing.
Inspiration – The motifs and designs being similar to Rajasthani textiles, the inspiration is often nature-inspired in forms of flowers, plants, and birds.
This exquisite art form has developed itself to a gharana. Thus, the secrets of dabu printing are now passed by older generations to their next. India Imprints being a witness to this magical transition deals in exclusive pieces of this artwork for the like-minded patrons.