Hand block printed ecru t shirt showcasing one of Rastah’s signature hand painted motifs – “THE FIERY ROSE”. It is a piece that epitomizes the house’s narrative of continuation through rediscovery. The back of the piece showcases a rectangular block that has been a mainstay in the “jhaandoo” block printing family which is our block printer's family name who have been block printing for four generations. However, they sadly fell off the map as foreigners in Pakistan started to leave the country post 9/11. This piece is an encapsulation of the Pakistani artisan and his struggle to create despite the odds. It is truly a piece “for the artist, from the artist”.
260 gsm heavyweight terry
Raw edges at sleeves and hem
80/20 cotton poly ratio
Slightly oversized silhouette
Washing/handling: hand wash with cold water and hang to dry
Rastah monogram on front in black colour
Hand block printed and painted using naturally occurring dyes
Block printed using wooden blocks passed down across four generations
Male model is 5’10 and wearing a medium, female model is 5’6 and wearing a small.
We offer free shipping worldwide on orders over $350 and complimentary free shipping in Pakistan. Worldwide orders arrive in 4-5 business days after they are shipped while domestic orders arrive within 2 business days. Orders from Volume IX will start to ship on 02/15/23.
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All Rastah pieces are proudly designed and manufactured in Pakistan. We partner with generational artisans to manufacture our products and are constantly researching innovative and environmentally-friendly ways to produce.
Block-Printing is an ancient Asian method of dyeing fabric. It involves intricately carving wooden blocks by hand and then using natural dyes to “print” onto the fabric. Block-printing is an environmentally friendly and durable technique we use on several pieces.
Handwoven fabrics are woven by hand by using a handloom. Handweaving produces zero pollution as it does not require electricity or any machinery. It is an artisanal craft that is inherently time-consuming. The outcome is timeless pieces of clothing built to last.
Patchwork involves handsewn patches of fabric that are then sewn onto our products. These patches are often block-printed as well. The result is a beautiful eye-catching patch that helps distinguish our pieces.