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Medium Owl, hand carved Indian wood printing block; textile stamp; pottery stamp,

Medium Owl, hand carved Indian wood printing block; textile stamp; pottery stamp,

Regular price $9.00 USD
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Size 5.50 cm X 4.00 cm
The Indian Wooden Printing Block known as the "Owl" is a traditional artisanal tool used in block printing. This wooden block features a captivating and detailed design inspired by the graceful and mysterious owl.

Skilled artisans meticulously handcraft the Owl block using high-quality hardwood, such as teak, rosewood, or sheesham. The wood is carefully carved to create a raised surface that forms the intricate features of the owl, including its wide eyes, feathers, beak, and talons. The block is typically compact in size, allowing for ease of handling and precise printing.

The Owl block derives its name from its central motif, which portrays the owl in a realistic and artistic manner. The owl's features are intricately depicted, capturing its wise and enigmatic presence. The design showcases the attention to detail and the skill of the artisans in bringing the owl to life.

Functionally, the wooden block serves as a stamp in the block printing process. It is dipped in ink or dye and pressed firmly onto fabric or paper, transferring the owl design onto the surface. The repeated impressions of the block create a visually captivating pattern that adds a touch of intrigue and mystique to the printed design.

The Owl block is versatile and can be used on various materials, including cotton, silk, linen, and paper. It finds application in creating textiles, garments, home decor items, and artistic prints. The owl motif adds a sense of wisdom, nature, and allure to the printed designs, making it a popular choice among artisans and designers.

Beyond its functional use, the wooden block represents the craftsmanship and cultural heritage of Indian artisans. It symbolizes the connection between art, nature, and traditional techniques. The Owl block stands as a testament to the fusion of organic motifs and the meticulous artistry of block printing, offering a unique and timeless aesthetic to the world of textile and fabric design.

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