Hot Air Balloon Patchwork

Patch Work,

India

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This Patchwork wall hanging is a celebration of the human conquest of gravity through hot-air balloons. The Montgolfier brothers were the first to use the fact that hot air rises, to take to the skies. The striking designs in multiple colours are the result of the Patchwork technique in which different pieces of embroidered cloth are joined to produce the likeness in mind. In India, Patchwork originated in Rajasthan with the mundane reason to add life to worn clothes. Soon, the artistic possibilities of this utilitarian skill turned it into a popular artform.

₹9,200
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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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    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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    Dimensions(cm):
    Length: 89
    Width: 2
    Height: 88.5
    Type of Material:Fabric

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