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Patachitra,

India

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Lend a hand in keeping the traditions and mythological stories of India alive by investing in this unique black-and-white Pattachitra painting from Odisha. 'Patta' means cloth, and 'chitra' means image, so the name literally means 'Cloth Painting'. Scenes from Indian mythology are a great fit for a wide variety of interiors, settings, and purposes. Rise in the estimation of your friends and family by bringing this cultural touch into your home.

₹9,500
Typically delivered within 7 days
  • 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: 77
    Width: 61
    Height: 2.5
    Weight(gm):3855.0000
    Craft : Patachitra
    Colour : Multi Coloured
    Placement : Wall

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