Blocks from Dharavi

From local Dharavi block printers Sohail, Yunis and Babubhai, come some detailed patterns and motifs that they use to make prints on fabric. At one point business was roaring with orders and fashion designers pouring into their workshops. But business is dull these days and Sohail has given away many of his blocks.

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One thought on “Blocks from Dharavi

  1. All those blocks were also hand carved – not only is the craft of block prints on fabric being lost – but the art of carving the blocks as well. Such intricate detail. I truly hope there will be a renaissance and revival of this trade and creative industry.

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