Abstract Patchwork Art

Patch Work,

India

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Representing the grace of a ballerina through its motif, this multi-coloured abstract wall hanging has been made by hand using the patchwork technique. Commanding attention for its fanciful arcs and the flair it embodies, the pink hued pieces of embroidered cloth sit well against the neutral silver-grey background. Patchwork, the technique used to create it, originated in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It was originally used for strengthening worn out clothes through application of spare pieces of cloth taken from the local tailor. Over time, as practitioners saw its potential for expression, it grew into an art form in its own right.

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Initially this craft was only made for weddings as a symbol of good luck and wealth but gradually people took this up as a craft form in its own. Developments in the craft witnessed the making of wall art pieces and other modern products.

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    A cotton fabric is pasted with the help of atta glue on the floor. The cloth is properly stretched and pasted in order to avoid any sort of creases. The designs are then traced using a tracing wheel and carbon paper. This done only when the patches are to be pasted in a specific manner. They are also done when specific surface ornamentation or embellishment is done on the product apart from just putting patches together. The patches are then pasted in the required order and design. Mostly large ...

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    Process of Making

    Anatomy of the Product

    Dimensions(cm):
    Length: 81
    Width: 59
    Height: 2
    Type of Material:Patches of embellished fabric
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