In 16th century ancestor who came to India from Sindh, bringing with him the craft of Ajrakh printing. Ajrak is a unique form of block printed shawls and tiles found in Sindh, Pakistan; Kutch, Gujarat; and Barmer, Rajasthan in India. Today, Ajrakh printed fabric is used for everything from saris, stoles, and dupattas to dress material. These shawls display special designs and patterns made using block printing by stamps. Common colours used while making these patterns may include but are not limited to blue, red, black, yellow and green. The level of geometry on the garment comes from the usage of a method of printing called woodblock printing in which prints were transferred from geometric shapes etched on the wooden blocks by pressing them hard on the fabric.