Supreme Empyrean Painting

Palm Leaf Etching,

India

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Geometric patterns and floral designs meet in this explosion of detailing, that is the palm leaf etching painting. Hang it on your wall and it won't be possible to walk by without stopping for a quick look. Native to Raghurajpur in Odisha, this mnemonic depicting Indian mythology has deep layers of creativity and beauty, each more exquisite than the other.

₹20,800
Typically delivered within 7 days
  • Heritage
  • Contemporary

Palm leaves were used as writing materials in South Asia and in Southeast Asia dating back to the 5th century BCE, and possibly much earlier.

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    Rows of same sized palm leaves are first arranged together and sewn. These neatly sewn palm leaves are then folded in such a way so as to make a pile. The paintings are first etched out, which means that the designs and images are neatly etched on the surface of the palm leaf using a sharp pen or stylus like object.Etching is done within lines using an iron pen on leaf strips.A paste made of bean leaves, charcoal made of burnt coconut shells, til oil and turmeric is rubbed on the etching that hi...

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    Process of Making

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    Dimensions(cm):
    Length: 158
    Width: 56
    Height: 2
    Weight(gm):0.0000
    Craft : Palm Leaf Etching
    Colour : Black, Beige
    Placement : Wall

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