Mono-hued Art Narrative

Patachitra,

India

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A unique example of Pattachitra, the traditional fabric-based painting artform of the state of Odisha, this picture in greyscale is sure to pep up your walls. It features a scene from the mythological stories of the Raas Leela, or the magical transcendental dances performed by Lord Krishna, Radha and her sakhis (friends). Decorate your bedroom or living room with a splash of culture with this Pattachitra painting and experience the magic engulf you in an instant.

₹6,100
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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: 67.5
    Width: 51.5
    Height: 4
    Weight(gm):0.0000
    Craft : Patachitra
    Colour : Black, White
    Placement : Wall

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