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Calico Painting




Calico Painting is the popular block printing technique of Jammu and Kashmir. It is done on hand woven cotton cloth using wooden blocks and vegetable color. The printed clothes are used as cool, comfortable, floor or bed coverings.

Samba, located about 40 km from Jammu, is a famous centre of Calico Painting.



Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Jammu
Location: Samba    

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