A workwear inspired cotton quilted jacket in a natural dye Ajrakh block print. The jacket is fully lined with internal patch pockets and features patch front pockets, a chest pocket and binding details.
AJRAKH, which hails from Kutch in Gujarat, is a form of block and resist dye printing using natural dyes to create patterns of complex geometry. The cloth is made in a sixteen step process of washing, dyeing, printing and drying in order to keep colours fast and even. Pomegranate seeds, gum, harde powder, wood, flour of kachika, flower of Dhavadi, alizarine and locally cultivated Indigo are just some of the natural resources used in this craft. Because of the natural dyes, all the water used in the process of ajrakh can be recycled in arable land.
Natural dyed ajrakh print
Made by one tailor from beginning to end