The Resource Ajrakh - Mordant Resist And Tie Dye

Ajrakh - Mordant Resist And Tie Dye

Label
Ajrakh - Mordant Resist And Tie Dye
Title
Ajrakh - Mordant Resist And Tie Dye
Contributor
Subject
Summary
Intended to provide a complete and permanent record of surviving traditions and skills in textiles and crafts, the Ends of the Earth unique series show the processes in full, in detail and with all the clarity and colour made possible by modern video cameras. In many ways they are better than being there - pausing and replaying gives the possibility of checking again where the quickness of the hands has eluded or deceived the eye. The complex process of creating Ajrakh cloth was introduced by the Moghuls and the detailed patterns are reputed to be Sufi designs. Produced by the men of Muslim communities the cloth is used by them for shawls, lunghis and turbans. The film shows in detail the making of the hand carved printing blocks and the block printed mordant dyed and resist process in Damadka. The film also includes a fascinating section on block printing with wax and the tying and dyeing of beautiful saris and dupattas in Kutch. Filmed in the Rann of Kutch. Contents include: hand carving printing blocks, application of mordant and resist, dyeing indigo and alazarin/madder, printing with wax, tying cloth
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Ends of the Earth in 2006
Language note
In English
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Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
53
Technique
live action
Label
Ajrakh - Mordant Resist And Tie Dye
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1062747
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)921956004
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1062747
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Ajrakh - Mordant Resist And Tie Dye
Link
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1062747
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)921956004
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1062747
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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