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                  bagh, madhya pradesh
 

Bagh, a village located on the banks of the river Baghini in Madhya Pradesh, has a vibrant tradition of hand printing with wooden blocks using natural dyes.

The design directory and repertoire of over 150 traditional motifs presented here use dyes derived from among other sources the root of the Indian Madder to give a rich red and scraps of rusted iron fermented with jaggery to give a permanent black.

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