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Curated groups of articles from across our Encyclopedia


A block-printed textile with a floral and vine pattern on a dark-coloured ground.

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Woodblock Printing Traditions from Across India

The process of stamping designs on fabric using dye-soaked, hand-carved wooden blocks is known as woodblock printing....

Includes 6 articles

Block Printing Balotra Printing Bagh Print Bagru Printing Ajrakh Machilipatnam Block Prints

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Understanding South Asia’s Most Recognisable Dyes

Indian textile dyes date back four thousand years, with the earliest evidence being madder-dyed cloth fragments from ...

Includes 6 articles

Aal Dye Indigo Chay Root Dye Lac Dye Madder Dye Turmeric Root Dye
A painting of a bat with its right wing extended.

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Company Painting: Art, Empire and Science

A category of artists who emerged out of an interaction between Indian and European culture and scientific exploratio...

Includes 5 articles

Ghulam Ali Khan Company Painting James Skinner Patna School Sewak Ram