Ballerina Patchwork Art

Patch Work,

India

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The elegant multi-coloured likeness of a ballerina poised on her tiptoes comes alive against a contrasting black backdrop in this wall hanging. Quite imposing at eight feet in height, this is a prime example of Rajasthan patchwork art that makes for a tasteful piece of wall decor. It has been created from embroidered pieces of cloth. Patchworking originated in India as a means of extending the lives of worn out clothes, but soon grew in stature to become a popular art form considered to have unique merit of its own.

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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: 103.5
    Width: 83
    Height: 2
    TypeOfMaterial:Patches of embellished fabric
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