{"_id":"5954ad69acba64700bf9fc93","name":"Kalamkari Block Print Cotton Suit-Rust","description":"<ul>\n\t<li style=\"color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px; line-height: normal;\"><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\" style=\"font-size: medium;\">This beautiful cotton suit has a vibrant colored south cotton kurta, and a kalamkari blockprint bottom and dupatta.</span></li>\n\t<li style=\"color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px; line-height: normal;\"><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\" style=\"font-size: medium;\"><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\"><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\"><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\">Kurta Length- 2.5 m; Width- 45 inches</span></span></span></span></li>\n\t<li style=\"color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px; line-height: normal;\"><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\" style=\"font-size: medium;\"><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\"><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\"><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\"><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\">Salwar Length- 2.22 m; Width- 44 inches</span></span></span></span></span></li>\n\t<li style=\"color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px; line-height: normal;\"><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\" style=\"font-size: medium;\"><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\"><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\"><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\"><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\"><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\">Dupatta Length- 2 m; Width: 37 inches</span></span></span></span></span></span></li>\n\t<li style=\"color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px; line-height: normal;\"><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\" style=\"font-size: medium;\"><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\"><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\"><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\"><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\"><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\"><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\">CARE:Dry clean first time to set colors. Then hand wash/machine wash in delicate setting, with mild detergent like Ezee. Wash with like colors.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>\n</ul>\n\n<p style=\"color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px; line-height: normal;\"></p>\n\n<p style=\"color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px; line-height: normal;\"><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\" style=\"font-size: medium;\"><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\" style=\"font-size: medium;\">&nbsp;</span><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\" style=\"font-size: medium;\">About the craft:</span></span></p>\n\n<p style=\"color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px; line-height: normal;\"><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\" style=\"font-size: medium;\"><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\" style=\"font-size: medium;\">Kalamkari or Qalamkari is a type of hand-painted or block-printed cotton textile, produced in parts of India and in Iran.&nbsp;The word is derived from the Persian words ghalam (pen) and kari (craftmanship), meaning drawing with a pen (Ghalamkar).&nbsp;</span><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\" style=\"font-size: medium;\">There are two distinctive styles of kalamkari art in India - one, the Srikalahasti style which is entirely handworked and the other, the Machilipatnam style of art which uses a combination of block prints and hand painting.</span><span data-mce-style=\"font-size: medium;\" style=\"font-size: medium;\">Kalamkari block print is the one of the earliest and more complex techniques of block-printing on cloth using vegetable dyes. &nbsp;The blocks used are made by specialist artisans and have very detailed and elaborate designs carved on them. The fastness of the colours is ensured by washing, bleaching, and sunning.&nbsp;Persian influence on the designs is visible: ornamental birds, flowers, creepers, and mehrabs or archways found chiefly in Mughal architecture are common.</span></span></p>\n","price":1132,"compare_price":1800,"sku":"GP6503","categories":["salwar-suits-dress-material-phulkari-kalamkari-ikat-suits","apparel","kalamkari-print"],"publish":"1","weight":200,"sort_order":0,"inventory_management":"automatic","inventory_management_level":"product","inventory_quantity":2,"seller":"571700d7a1d9cea37eb29320","SEO":{"title":"Kalamkari Block Print Cotton Suit-Rust","description":"This beautiful cotton suit has a striking and unique kurta with ikat material in the top part and plain south cotton in the bottom part. They are separated by a pretty kalamkari work band\\n\\nDupatta and bottom are also in south cotton, with a gorgeous kalamkari hand block print pattern.\\n\\nTruly a designer creation, and super comfortable to wear. A lovely product of two world famous art forms that have stood the test of time.\\n\\nKurta Length- 2 m; Width- 45 inches\\n\\nSalwar Length- 2.22 m; Width- 44 inches\\n\\nDupatta Length- 2 m; Width: 47 inches\\n\\nCARE: Ikat material always leaves color in first wash. So please dry clean first time to set colors. Then hand wash/machine wash in delicate setting, with mild detergent like Ezee. Wash with like colors.\\n\\n About the craft:\\n\\nIkat, or Ikkat, is a dyeing technique used to pattern textiles that employs a resist dyeing process on the yarns prior to dyeing and weaving the fabric. In other resist-dyeing techniques such as tie-dye and batik the resist is applied to the woven cloth, whereas in ikat the resist is applied to the yarns before they are woven into cloth. A characteristic of ikat textiles is an apparent \"blurriness\" to the design. Ikat is produced in many traditional textile centers around the world, from India to Central Asia, Southeast Asia, Japan (where it's called \"kasuri\"), Africa and Latin America. \\n\\nKalamkari or Qalamkari is a type of hand-painted or block-printed cotton textile, produced in parts of India and in Iran. The word is derived from the Persian words ghalam (pen) and kari (craftmanship), meaning drawing with a pen (Ghalamkar). 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  • This beautiful cotton suit has a vibrant colored south cotton kurta, and a kalamkari blockprint bottom and dupatta.
  • Kurta Length- 2.5 m; Width- 45 inches
  • Salwar Length- 2.22 m; Width- 44 inches
  • Dupatta Length- 2 m; Width: 37 inches
  • CARE:Dry clean first time to set colors. Then hand wash/machine wash in delicate setting, with mild detergent like Ezee. Wash with like colors.

 About the craft:

Kalamkari or Qalamkari is a type of hand-painted or block-printed cotton textile, produced in parts of India and in Iran. The word is derived from the Persian words ghalam (pen) and kari (craftmanship), meaning drawing with a pen (Ghalamkar). There are two distinctive styles of kalamkari art in India - one, the Srikalahasti style which is entirely handworked and the other, the Machilipatnam style of art which uses a combination of block prints and hand painting.Kalamkari block print is the one of the earliest and more complex techniques of block-printing on cloth using vegetable dyes.  The blocks used are made by specialist artisans and have very detailed and elaborate designs carved on them. The fastness of the colours is ensured by washing, bleaching, and sunning. Persian influence on the designs is visible: ornamental birds, flowers, creepers, and mehrabs or archways found chiefly in Mughal architecture are common.


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