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Learning the legend of Fabric Heritage

A journey through the fabric-scape of India

A journey through the fabric-scape of India

Bagh Prints

Bagh - the hand block printing craft of Bagh, Madhya Pradesh

This bold and vibrant hand block Bagh printing has its origins in Bagh village in Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh and from where it also derives its name ‘Bagh prints’. This unique craft was started by the Chhippas of the Khatri community who migrated to Bagh around 400 years ago from Larkana is Sind which is famous for its Ajrak prints.

Bagh was chosen as a suitable place for this craft as the high copper content in the waters of Bagh River adds depth to the color. 

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