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Patachitra,

India

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Patta' means cloth or fine fabric, and 'chitra' means picture or painting. Therefore, Pattachitra literally means 'Cloth Painting'. Resplendent in bright blue, pink, and green, this picture is not a shrinking violet! Give your Pattachitra the pride of place on a major wall. Stand back and watch the effect of the wondrous Raas Leela panels ' the transcendental dance performed by Lord Krishna with Radha and her sakhis ':on your star struck guests.

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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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    Dimensions(cm):
    Length: 131
    Width: 91.5
    Height: 3
    TypeOfMaterial:Old cotton fabric, Acrylic colours
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