Sanganer printed cloths are typically observed with yellow, green and blue colour designs that are typically stimulated with the aid of the character and on the neighborhood bases. Mostly well-known for the curves, delicacy and fineness with motifs typically characterized as flowers, fruits, animals and geometrical patterns
Sanganer is a traditional fabric village which is about 16 kms from the town of Jaipur that is especially recognised for the block print textiles and additionally for the home made papers. Jaipur is the capital of the state of Rajasthan in India that are specially recognised for the hand block print textiles, Jain temples and the handmade paper industry. These prints are in general acknowledged for the distinctiveness that it has with its styles in vibrant colours imprinted on the white backgrounds.
Rajasthan is itself a hub of crafts that holds most of the conventional crafts. Hand block printing is achieved in lots of places and each location contributes to the cultural, historical, geographical impacts with the regional versions having typical kinds of its own. It is also the river water of Saraswati that also helps to bring inside the special excellent and radiance to the distinctively published fabric.
It is said that the Sanganer village is one of the predominant center that has greater than 5000 block printers with very elaborate block slicing and printing units. Highly recognized for the brilliant shades with delicate traces printed in opposition to the white backgrounds. It is stated this craft prevailed since the olden days of twelfth century and for the duration of the reign of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, patronage of the Jaipur royal circle of relatives who frequently invited humans from Gujarat and Andhra for growing new designs. Since Sanganer turned into the blessed and idle location with smooth water, clay and additionally suitable for the solar bleaching of the fabrics. Chhipa network is extra discovered engaged on this craft in Sangan-er who is said to have the beginning from the Northern and Western India from numerous times, additionally from Punjab or Sindh.
Each area contributes in a distinct way of printing on the fabrics with its own local aesthetics, distinctive design elements, patterns, colour schemes and style of doing the uniqueness in the craft. As the above aspects influenc-es the craft it can be differentiated with its origin and region wise.
Tools and Raw Materials
The following are the tools and raw materials required for the making of Sanganer Block printing:
• Pins: It is used to tighten the cloth on the table
.• Printing Table: It is used for spreading cloth evenly for printing.
• Wooden Blocks: Different patterns are engraved on the wood surface for printing.
• Wooden Tray with a Bamboo Lattice: It is used for spreading the colours uniformly.
• Chalk: It is used to mark the points on the cloth surface for a smooth printing
.• Scale: It helps in identifying the areas to be printed.
• Brushes: It is used to clean the surface of the wooden blocks for better printing.
• Tray Trolley: It is used for easy working on the printing table.• Woolen Cloth: It is used to be laid on the wooden tray.
• Vegetable/ Natural Dyes: These dyes are specially extracted from vegetables, fruits and nature.