District Awardee, Sonali Chitrakar from West Bengal
Santhal Painting - Tribal Marriage
The painting illustrates one category of marriage in the tribe, “Tunki Dipil Bapla". The tribe’s marriages are exogamous and these marriages called as “Bapla” are of twelve types. After finishing all customs bride sit inside decorated “rahi chaudal" to groom’s house. Bride has to be taken only in Rahi Chaudal by the villagers/relatives from groom’s village. The elephant on the borders are made to bring good luck to the house.The detailing and the bold brush strokes makes this painting beautiful addition to your living room. The painting is made on paper and comes without frame.
- Package Content : 1 painting
|Size of Painting||70 cm x 50 cm|
|Material Used||Paper and cotton cloth|
Santhal art is the depiction of way of life of the Santhal Tribe, their cultural heritage and their tradition. It is believed that their origins are pre-historic dating back thousands of years, much before the Dravidians or the Aryans.
The painting has been made District Awardee artist Sonali Chitrakar from West Bengal.
Product Note :This product is hand-painted / handcrafted by the artisans. Hence, there is a possibility of slight variations in colour or designs. The asymmetry present in handmade product makes it truly unique and beautiful.