Indo-Pak genuine Adrakh / Adrak cotton shawl (260 x 82cm)

£ 60.00

260 x 82 cm  // 8ft 6" x 2ft 8"

Adrak is a laborious system of hand block printing requiring many preparitory processes to be colour fast. Developed in the border region of Kutch, India and neighbouring Sindh, Pakistan. The method and use is claimed as a 4,000 year old process from the Indus Valley civilisation with aparent said depictions at the Mohenjo-daro archeological site.

Kutch or Sindh but more likely Kutch

• relatively modern, unused

Provenance - Anne Morell ex Calico Museum Ahmedabad

Ref. 17356

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