Pattachitra Painting




A gentle cascade of colours meets complex designs in this Pattachitra style painting. The geometric pattern is typical of this ancient art form that has been passed down through generations. Native to Raghurajpur of Odisha, it has travelled a long way to share its beauty with you. Nothing captures your desire for the unique as wonderfully as this does.

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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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    Length: 125
    Width: 88.5
    Height: 2.5
    Type of Material:Old cotton Fabric. Acrylic Paint
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