Auspicious Archway Art

Patachitra,

India

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Pattachitra is a traditional art form of the state of Odisha that is executed on fine cloth. Its themes are usually mythological, and this striking painting is no exception. Guaranteed to push the ethnic quotient of your walls, and by extension your home, way high, this work of art depicts scenes from the life of Lord Krishna, who is the presiding deity of the Jagannath temple in Puri. Read up on this traditional form and make it a conversation piece at your next party.

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  • Heritage
  • Contemporary

Pattachitra resemble the old murals of Odisha dating back to the 5th century BC. The origin of paintings is traced to a moving legend in the Chitralakshana, the earliest known treatise on painting.

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    Prepping the Canvas:The process of painting Patachitra begins with the preparation of canvas (pata). Traditionally, cotton canvas was used; now, both cotton and silk canvas are used for paintings. They use old used sarees or cotton cloth for making canvas, as it is much softer and free from starch unlike the new cotton from the mill. Processing of cotton canvas is a tedious task which starts from dipping of cotton in a solution of crushed imli seeds and water for 4-5 days.The cloth is then taken...

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    Dimensions(cm):
    Length: 116
    Width: 100
    Height: 4.5
    Weight(gm):8969.0000
    Craft : Patachitra
    Colour : Black, White
    Placement : Wall

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