Patacharita Bottle #8 home decor

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Sameer Asht Loveknits

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Patacharita Bottle #8 home decor

Hailing from Orissa in Eastern India, Pattachitra (pata = leaf/ canvas, chitra = painting) is an ancient art form practised by many chitrakars or artisans in this region. With the entire family involved in the process, it takes about a week o ten days to make a single bottle. First the bottle is coated with a very thin canvas in a criss-cross fashion, then a fine outline... Read more

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Hailing from Orissa in Eastern India, Pattachitra (pata = leaf/ canvas, chitra = painting) is an ancient art form practised by many chitrakars or artisans in this region. With the entire family involved in the process, it takes about a week o ten days to make a single bottle. First the bottle is coated with a very thin canvas in a criss-cross fashion, then a fine outline of the painting is made and finally the colours (natural dyes ) are filled in. The theme usually varies from tribal to mythological making every bottle as unique as the other. A rare collectible, this piece has an interesting portrayal of Indian Hindu deity - Lord Krishna in the mughal art form.