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Sleeveless top 100% cotton hand-made print with the block print technique A very complex style in which the fabric is repeatedly subjected to printing with the use of carved wooden blocks with 4 or 5 color passages, each of which requires different stages of priming bath of color (hot or cold) rinsing drying The fabric is previously boiled to remove all traces of waxes or fatty substances to ensure that the following dyes are more tenaciously fixed to the fiber and resist unchanged a long time For each canvas to be printed (it may be a sari or fabric by the meter) up to 22 different wooden blocks are used to print the contours or the fillings of the various decorative motifs. Therefore the blocks used for the contour motifs will be the central motifs the motifs of the pallu that is the final part of the sari that is draped and worn on the shoulder Between the different passages of printing and at depending on the overall decorative motif, the fabric undergoes baths of a lighter to darker color that will eventually cover the entire surface of the fabric. Between a color bath and the other the pieces of cloth are carefully rinsed in running water, squeezed and stretched out to dry in the sun

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