Red London Skyline

Patch Work,

India

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This thirteen-foot-wide wall hanging features iconic landmarks from the London skyline:Tower Bridge, London Eye, St Paul's Cathedral, and so on. Using reddish hues to create drama with a contrasting background of grey, this decorative is a beautifully made patchwork. It is a fine example of the art of patchworking, which has come to us from Rajasthan. Originally, leftover embroidered swatches were collected from tailors to produce a patchwork. It is now a popular decorative style.

₹13,300
Typically delivered within 7 days
  • Heritage
  • Contemporary

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: 58
    Width: 158
    Height: 2.5
    TypeOfMaterial:Patches of embellished fabric
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