Elephant Motif Patchwork

Patch Work,

India

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This wall hanging is an excellent example of the art of Patchwork, which originated in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Patchwork was originally used by locals to increase the life of their worn-out clothes. Over time, its artistic value superseded its practical value. Now, it is a highly prized and valued technique. This particular decorative piece is made from pieces of embroidered cloth in earthy, natural tones that come together to form an elephant's head clearly visible against the neutral grey backdrop.

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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: 91
    Width: 93.5
    Height: 2
    Weight(gm):5910.0000
    Craft : Patch Work
    Colour : Multi Coloured
    Placement : Wall

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