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  • Beautiful ajrakh hand block print bag in cotton, with a beaded border with thread tassels
  • Closes with a zip and has a cloth strap.
  • Height: 12.5 in; Width: 12 in
  • Strap Length: 24 inch
  • Care: Leave water spills to dry naturally, never use artificial heat. Do not wipe over prints. Leave water spills to dry naturally, never use artificial heat.

About the Craft

  • Ajrak or Ajrakh is a block-printed textile that is resist-dyed using natural dyes. including indigo and madder. It is made by Khatris community in Kutch, Gujarat and is distinguished by its color- blue with red - and its complex geometric & floral patterns. It's name is derived from 'azarak', 'blue' in Arabic &  Persian. Ajrak is a legacy of text.  It takes skill & patience to make Ajrak. There are between 14-16 different stages of dyeing & printing, which take 14-21 days to complete. The resulting cloth is soft against the skin and jewel-like in appearance, pleasing to touch & appealing to the eye.


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