Divine Empyrean Painting

Palm Leaf Etching,

India

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Who would not want to own a piece of art that is unique and one-of-a-kind? A palm leaf etched painting can satisfy your desire for aesthetic uniqueness. Handcrafted, each painting is made of layers of palm leaves that are carefully etched to create spellbinding patterns. Each of the many panels that constitute the painting tells a different Indian mythological tale. Native to Raghurajpur in Odisha, this mnemonic art has deep layers of creativity and beauty.

₹20,800
Typically delivered within 7 days
  • Heritage
  • Contemporary

Palm leaves were used as writing materials in South Asia and in Southeast Asia dating back to the 5th century BCE, and possibly much earlier.

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    Rows of same sized palm leaves are first arranged together and sewn. These neatly sewn palm leaves are then folded in such a way so as to make a pile. The paintings are first etched out, which means that the designs and images are neatly etched on the surface of the palm leaf using a sharp pen or stylus like object.Etching is done within lines using an iron pen on leaf strips.A paste made of bean leaves, charcoal made of burnt coconut shells, til oil and turmeric is rubbed on the etching that hi...

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    Dimensions(cm):
    Length: 163
    Width: 56
    Height: 2
    TypeOfMaterial:Palm leaf, Organic paste
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