Indigo print is hand-print produced according to Chinese customary
print has bright colour and elegant pattern. In of years, thousands
it has been made into garments, sheets, aprons, table cloth and
The making of indigo print has its long history.
Early in Qing dynasty and Han dynasty, these fabrics printed with
patterns on are called "JIE", "Blue and white alternated"
to describe the procedures of dyeing in that time.
In Qing dynasty and Han dynasty when the paper
making have not beenm vented, planting cottons have not started.
People just can crave patterns on both sides of board, then put
linen and silk fabrics between two patterned board to dye. These
fabrics are called "JIA JIE", which is the element of
nowadays indigo print.
by the paper invetion of Chai Lun and introduction of planting cottons
from India in seventh century. Hoang Dao Po from Song Jiang teach
the feasants in Tiang Nan the cotton woven technology, which she
learned from Hainan in bth century. So the technology of patten
board to make indigo print has been improved greatly, and become
lines pattern of indigo print all comes from folk, This reflects
peoples favorite and their hope to happy lives and complicate taste.
In themes and contents people's kind hearts have been united both
in forme and contents in the folk indigo print. So the indigo print
really reflects the accumulation of culture and art.