International Journal of Home Science
2016, VOL. 2 ISSUE 3, PART D
A study on Perception and preferences of backing materials by block printers
Author(s): Prathyusha Kantheti and Dr. Anitha Dasari
India has been renowned for its hand block printed and dyed textiles in cotton and silk. It is the essence of India and the crafts that make India stand out in the world and skill passed through many generations and should be preserved. Block Printing is one of the numerous arts and crafts that are slowly dyeing and need to be renewed and brought back to life. The present study was taken to find out if there exists any scope for replacement of the hessian with other backing materials in order to improve print performance of block printed textiles. This study has revealed many facts and had given scope for experimenting on these terms. Study was conducted on 30 block printers with the help of pre tested questionnaire regarding the type of materials used as backing and the years of their longevity, any scope for replacement and the durability of the present backing material and this study has revealed many facts.
How to cite this article:
Prathyusha Kantheti, Dr. Anitha Dasari. A study on Perception and preferences of backing materials by block printers. Int J Home Sci 2016;2(3):211-213.