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Patachitra,

India

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The traditional artisans of Odisha create Pattachitra paintings to depict scenes from the life of the presiding deity of Jagannath Temple, a version of Lord Krishna. Brushes, lacquer, special stones, the pat (fine cloth), and scissors, is the equipment that goes into the creation of a single work of art. Show your support for the traditional art and artisans of India by adding this piece of art to your collection of decoratives.

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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: 125
    Width: 4
    Height: 87
    Type of Material:Fabric, Paint

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