Eiffel Tower Patchwork

Patch Work,

India

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Nearly eight feet tall and utilising an eye-catching contrast achieved by juxtaposing pink against a deep blue background, this wall hanging shows a likeness of the famed Eiffel Tower in Paris. Swatches of embroidered cloth have been innovatively cut and arranged to achieve the final shape, while the pink produces a sense of exuberance and euphoria. The joints between the pieces of cloth have been covered by strips of coarse yarn:this achieves a dual purpose, that of calling out each individual shape, as well as hiding the underlying stitches. With these tell-tale techniques, this piece of wall decor is a prime example of the Rajasthani art of patchwork.

₹7,400
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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 ...

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    Process of Making

    Anatomy of the Product

    Dimensions(cm):
    Length: 93.5
    Width: 63
    Height: 2
    Weight(gm):4120.0000
    Craft : Patch Work
    Colour : Multi Coloured
    Placement : Wall

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