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Santhal Painting - Tribe's Traditions

District Awardee, Sonali Chitrakar from West Bengal

Santhal Painting - Tribe's Traditions

Rs. 2,899

The painting illustrates 3 important tradition in the Santhal tribe. First part narrates the Karam festival where the Karam tree is planted outside the house for prosperity and warding off the evil spirits. The second part describes the tradition of hunting. The Santhal men have been involved in hunting since time immoral. With successful hunting of deer, celebration takes place in village to welcome the men. The third and final part portrays the customs involved in the marriage. The painting is made on paper and comes without frame.

  • Package Content : 1 painting 
 Size of Painting   112.5 cm x 37.5 cm
 Material Used  Paper 

 The Art:

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 Artist:

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.

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