Elaborate Elephant Art

Patachitra,

India

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A massive artistic rendition of the elephant is the central theme of this Pattachitra style painting. This traditional art form is passed down through generations to make its way to an art connoisseur like you. Native to Raghurajpur of Odisha, the painting depicts a mythological tale, and has just a hint of a border to contain the story. Nothing captures your desire for the unique as wonderfully as this does.

₹9,700
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  • 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: 72.5
    Width: 58
    Height: 3
    Weight(gm):3585.0000
    Craft : Patachitra
    Colour : Multi Coloured
    Placement : Wall

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