Sohrai Painting,



Sohrai art dates back to between 10,000 and 4000 BCE. This ancient art can be seen on cave walls and other rock surfaces in Ranchi, Jharkhand. We at CuroCarte have recreated the traditional patterns of the indigenous farming community on a large canvas for you to enjoy in your home. Here, the painting showcases nature, which plays an important role in the lives of these people.

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These paintings were done in caves and shifted to mud walls of people in Hazaribagh. Hence, continuing since ancient times, dating back 10,000 : 4,000 BCE.

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    The tribals coat the wall with a layer of white mud. While the layer is still wet, they scrape with their fingertips on it. The designs that they draw out may range from flowers and fruits to various other designs inspired from nature . The cow dung which has earlier used to cake the walls of the house are used to add to the colour of the designs of Sohrai Art. In this way the dark outline thus scraped on the walls is clearly visible due to the contrasting white mud coat previously applied on th...

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    Length: 68
    Width: 5.5
    Height: 49.5
    Type of Material:Stone, Paint

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