Jubilant Tale Painting

Patachitra,

India

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Spread the message of love that is represented by the panels of this Pattachitra, use it as a wall hanging in your bedroom or your living room. Pattachitra literally translates to 'Cloth Painting', and it is indeed executed on patta or fine cloth. This Pattachitra is a greyscale artwork that shows scenes from the mythical and mystical Raas Leela, or the dance of love performed by Lord Krishna with Radha and her helpers. Make your mark in your social circles with this painting.

₹17,600
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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: 122
    Width: 4
    Height: 86
    Type of Material:Fabric, Paint

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