Singing Bird Patchwork

Patch Work,

India

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Assembled out of pieces of brightly-coloured embroidered fabric to produce the likeness of a bird on the twig of a tree, this wall hanging is an example of the Rajasthani art of Patchwork. Patchwork was originally a rustic technique for increasing the life of old clothes, in which people used spare pieces of cloth from local tailors. This decorative shows an evolved version of those simple origins. At nearly six feet across and 4 kilos in weight, its presence commands attention.

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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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    Process of Making

    Anatomy of the Product

    Dimensions(cm):
    Length: 69
    Width: 75
    Height: 2
    Weight(gm):3895.0000
    Craft : Patch Work
    Colour : Multi Coloured
    Placement : Wall

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