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Solid Deer, hand carved Indian wood printing block; textile stamp; pottery stamp,

Solid Deer, hand carved Indian wood printing block; textile stamp; pottery stamp,

Regular price $13.00 USD
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size : 6 x 5 cm
custom sizes also available as per customer request on custom orders

The Indian Wooden Printing Block known as the "Solid Deer" is a traditional artisanal tool used in block printing. This wooden block features a solid and bold depiction of a deer.

Skilled artisans meticulously handcraft the Solid Deer block using high-quality hardwood, such as teak, rosewood, or sheesham. The wood is carefully carved to create a raised surface that forms the solid and robust outline of the deer's body. The block is typically compact in size, making it easy to handle and manipulate during the printing process.

The Solid Deer block derives its name from the central motif, which showcases a solid and powerful representation of a deer. The deer's form is depicted with strong lines and shapes, capturing its majestic presence and graceful silhouette. The design exudes a sense of strength and elegance.

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

The Solid Deer 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 solid deer motif adds a sense of grandeur and natural beauty 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 Solid Deer 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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