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Indian Wooden Printing Block - Dotty Leaf Tile with Handle ,hand carved Indian wood printing block; textile stamp; pottery stamp,

Indian Wooden Printing Block - Dotty Leaf Tile with Handle ,hand carved Indian wood printing block; textile stamp; pottery stamp,

Regular price $19.00 USD
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Size : 10 X 10 cm Approx.
custom sizes also available as per customer request on custom orders

The Indian Wooden Printing Block, specifically the "Dotty Leaf Tile," is a traditional artisanal tool used in the art of block printing, which has a rich history in Indian textile and fabric design. This particular block features a distinctive leaf motif arranged in a pattern of scattered dots.

The block is meticulously handcrafted by skilled artisans, usually using high-quality hardwood such as teak, rosewood, or sheesham. The wood is carefully carved to create a raised surface that forms the design. The size of the block varies, but it is typically compact and easy to handle.

The Dotty Leaf Tile block derives its name from the leaf design that dominates its surface. The leaves are intricately depicted with veins and serrated edges, giving them a natural and organic appearance. These leaves are surrounded by an arrangement of tiny dots, which add a playful and whimsical touch to the overall pattern.

The wooden block is not only visually appealing but also functional. It is designed to be used in the process of block printing, where it serves as a stamp. To use the block, it is dipped in ink or dye and pressed firmly onto fabric or paper, transferring the intricate leaf and dot pattern onto the surface. The repeated impressions of the block create a beautiful and uniform design that is characteristic of block printing.

The Dotty Leaf Tile block is highly versatile and can be used to print on various materials, including cotton, silk, linen, and paper. It finds extensive application in creating exquisite textiles, garments, scarves, table linens, and home decor items. The block's design is well-suited for both large-scale designs and intricate patterns, making it a popular choice among artisans and designers.

The wooden block is not only a testament to the craftsmanship of Indian artisans but also a symbol of cultural heritage. It embodies the tradition and artistry passed down through generations, and its use in block printing continues to flourish in India and beyond. The Dotty Leaf Tile block stands as a beautiful representation of the fusion between nature-inspired motifs and the meticulous art of block printing, offering a unique and timeless aesthetic.

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