Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing

The Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing, dedicated to the art of block printing from old traditions to contemporary design, is located in a magnificently restored haveli in the shadow of Amber Fort, and a mere ten minute walk through the cobbled streets of Amber, the historic capital of Rajasthan.

Door at Anokhi Museum,  Jaipur

Door at Anokhi Museum, Jaipur

block printing

The permanent exhibition displays a varied selection of block printed textiles alongside images, tools and related objects – all chosen to provide an in-depth look into the complexity of this ancient tradition.

You can watch masters carve intricate wooden printing blocks and you can purchase a T-shirt and print it yourself.

Photo credits: Beverley Bloxham

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