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Indian saree is one of the most successful evergreen dress of Indian sub-continent. One of the famous types is printed sarees. Different type of printing is done at fabrics. Printed saris look awfully pretty. printed sari are also available in handloom forms. Pictures of printed saree can be seen on our website. If you are looking for printed saree shop visit our online saree catalogue which gives you exclusive collection of printed saris for casual wear, georgette printed saree, latest printed sari in different colors and designs for online shopping.

Fancy Printed Saree

The discovery of a dyed cotton fabric date back to the Indus Valley civilization shows that the art of dyeing with the use of mordants was well
known to the Indian dyers 5,000 years ago. This form of dyeing was responsible for making India famous all over the world for its dyed and printed fabrics. Printed fabrics have also been found in Fostat, the old Cairo City. Recent excavations of Red Sea ports have also brought out a greater range of printed textile. These date back to 800 A.D. There technique and design point to western Indian origin. Indian dyers had mastered the art of dyeing with speedy colors from ancient times whereas in Europe this was unknown. Indian dyers were considered magicians by travelers, who saw them putting a white cloth into a pale liquid of indigo dye and when the cloth appeared from the dye bath it was still white.
A number of printing technique have been urbanized in different centers. They are direct printing, resist printing, and screen printing. In certain cases, the cloth is painted by using by using a pen with dyes and mordants. This method is known as kalamkari, a pen work. In others, the techniques of printing and kalamkari are combined by printing the outline of the design and filling in the details with a kalam, a pen.
The batik technique is a development from this form of resist printing. Here the fabric is painted with molten shine and then dye in cold dyes after which the cloth is washed inhot water. This results in the melting of the buff and emergence of the patterns cloth. The effect of the resist technique in printing is soft and subdued and the outlines are not so clearly defined in the case of the painted batik.

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