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Palm Leaf Etching,

India

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This piece of art was created through the use of a special stylus to etch patterns into a palm leaf and rub a specially concocted oil onto the leaf, before pouring the ink that settles in and emphasises all the lines. Observe the unique take on the mythological motif of the dashavatar (literally, '10 avatars') laid evenly in a geometric pattern. This beautiful wall hanging is yours for the taking. Invest some money and a lot of love to become an owner.

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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

    Anatomy of the Product

    Dimensions(cm):
    Length: 78
    Width: 17
    Height: 5.3
    TypeOfMaterial:Palm leaf, Organic paste
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