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Patachitra,

India

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Lord Krishna, one of the most beloved gods in India, is the presiding deity of the Jagannath temple in Puri, Odisha. Therefore the art form of Pattachitra (literally, 'Cloth Painting'), that is native to Odisha, extols the virtues and the magical episodes in Lord Krishna's life. One such episode is a traditional Pattachitra motif ':the Raas Leela, or dance of love, that the lord performed with Radha and her maids. Experience some of the divine bliss in this presence of this magnificent work of art.

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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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    Process of Making

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    Dimensions(cm):
    Length: 89
    Width: 127
    Height: 2.5
    Type of Material:Old cotton fabric, Acrylic colours
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