Bagh in Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh is a small village situated at the bank of river Baghin. It is about a hundred and fifty kilometers from Indore. The khatri community that comprises of the 'chhipas' or printers came here hundreds of years ago from Larkana in Sindh that is famous for its Ajrak prints. Bagh's proximity to the river was an important reason for their choice as flowing river water is vital to the process of printing. The copper content of the water also imparts an inexplicable richness to the colors. Bagh caves situated very close to the village are renowned for mural paintings by master painters of ancient India. Influence of age-old carvings on the caves’ stones can be seen in the patterns of the block prints today as well.The gamut of these prints covers geometrical as well as floral compositions.