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A small textile museum dedicated to the ancient craft of hand block printing. Housed in a restored UNSECO award winning 400 year old building - well kept displays, good information, friendly staff, a printing & wood block carving craftsman...more
Chanwar Palkhiwalon-ki-Haveli | Kheri Gate, Amber, Jaipur 302017, India
All reviews gift shop block print restored building amber fort hand painting beautiful examples local artisans on display well worth the visit entrance fee haveli fabric techniques demonstration textiles exhibits handkerchief
The museum was founded by caucasian lady who still lives and who married an son of a local Lord. Founded to support the local artisans skilled in the art of block printing of various types . Lets you try your hand at it!. Also contains...More
I enjoyed touring in this museum of fabrics and history. You can learn a lot about block printing in this place and even make your own small block print or watch it being done. One thing is there are a lot of stairs to be...More
We very much enjoyed our visit to this quiet, pleasant museum. The exhibits of hand printing techniques are quite good, and include many examples of the tools used and the beautiful fabrics produced. We also saw two wonderful demonstrations of the technique used in this...More
An interesting museum, near Amber Fort, showcasing different block printing techniques.
Many beautiful textiles and extensive explanations, and at certain hours a demonstration of multi colored block printing.
Hi yes there is an entrance fee , I cannot remember exactly how much but not a lot. There are demonstrations of the block carving and printing, if you are interested in doing a print workshop I would recommend emailing them... More
Hi yes there is an entrance fee , I cannot remember exactly how much but not a lot. There are demonstrations of the block carving and printing, if you are interested in doing a print workshop I would recommend emailing them beforehand.
One issue was with the tuk tuk drivers not knowing where to go, it took 3 attempts to get there ! After this we stuck with the same driver throughout our trip , We had a great driver that I would highly recommend.