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Mata-ni-Pachedi on Paper: Royal Elephants

Chitaras of Gujarat

Mata-ni-Pachedi on Paper: Royal Elephants

Rs. 5,660.00

Painting is an act of worship for Chitara families of the wandering Vaghari community who have evolved a form of art, devoted to the Goddess Mother or Mata. ‘Mata-ni-Pachedi’ in Gujarati translates to ‘that which enshrines the Goddess Mother’. Her many manifestations are hand-painted or block-printed on cloth, in a prescribed format, where a powerful central image is surrounded by mythological stories.

In this series, the artist draws on paper without any premeditated sketching, in the traditional palette of red and black.

Technique 

Ritual Painting: Pen and Ink with Gouache

Materials

Archival Paper

Dimensions

7in x 10in     

Product Dispatch & Shipping Notice

Dispatched within 3 days of receiving your order. No refunds or returns.