Bagru Print process

Traditional vegetable dyes are used in Bagru print process for printing the cloth. Like, the black color is made using old rusted horse shoe nails or iron rods with Indian jaggery, blue from indigo leaves, green by mixing indigo mixed with pomegranate, red from madder root and yellow from turmeric. Before printing fabric is treated with myrobalan which contains tannic acid. The tannic acid of myrobalam forms black colour with ferrous.