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Pink City Prints Betty dress yellow

£116.00 £165.00

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New in SS20

Betty dress in mustard yellow stripe is fitted around the body then exposed at the back with a pretty bow and a lovely full lined skirt. Rich yellow hand block-printed stripes gives this piece an arty feel. Holiday perfect.

"Block-printing is an ancient traditional craft unique to the Chhipa caste in Jaipur and surrounding areas. A design is drawn directly onto a slab of wood and the pattern etched out using a metal cutter. Some of Indian motifs are amazingly intricate, reflecting the level of skill involved. Lengths of fabric are rolled out and pinned on long trestle tables, ready for printing. The wood block is dipped into the colour tray, carefully applied to the fabric and then repeated. Each stroke requires extreme precision and requires a steady, practiced eye to achieve uniformity. The colours are applied one at a time."

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Cold machine wash using mild detergent. 

 

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