Ebullient Art Narrative

Patachitra,

India

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Made from fine fabric and measuring approximately three feet by two feet in area, this object d art has panels that narrate stories from the life of the beloved Hindu God, Lord Krishna. This is an example of an art form called Pattachitra, which literally translates to 'Cloth Painting'. You got that right, this painting has been executed on cloth, not on paper! Adorn your favourite wall with greyscale work of art, and let it work its magic.

₹17,500
Typically delivered within 7 days
  • 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: 87
    Width: 125
    Height: 4
    Weight(gm):9205.0000
    Craft : Patachitra
    Colour : Black, White
    Placement : Wall

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