Coloured Lotus Patchwork

Patch Work,

India

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The Lotus has a rich tradition in Indian subcontinent, being associated with the gods Vishnu, Brahma, and Kubera. At seven feet by eight-and-a-half feet, this striking pink wall hanging shows a splendid Lotus that has been created by combining many pieces of embroidered cloth, mostly in pink shades, against a green background. Coarse green yarn has been used to cover the lines of overlap between the pieces, providing a highlighting technique as well as a way to hide the stitches. These are the typical attributes of the patchwork technique, of which this wall hanging is a prime example.

₹8,700
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  • Heritage
  • Contemporary

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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    Process of Making

    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 ...

  • Anatomy of the Product

    Process of Making

    Anatomy of the Product

    Dimensions(cm):
    Length: 83.5
    Width: 104
    Height: 2
    Weight(gm):5835.0000
    Craft : Patch Work
    Colour : Multi Coloured
    Placement : Wall

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