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Hand-painted Kalighat Art Silk Duppatta - Aquatic Life

Uttam Chitrakar from West Bengal

Hand-painted Kalighat Art Silk Duppatta - Aquatic Life

Rs. 2,900 Rs. 3,550
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This hand-painted and handwoven dupatta is an unusual surreal Kalighat, done in black and white. Here the local folk tale of wedding ceremony of fishes has been depicted. The Kosa silk gives a rich texture and brings the fishes to life on the dupatta. It can be used as add-ons to any attire to give an ethnic look.

  • Package Content : 1 Dupatta
     Measurements  250 cm x 85 cm
     Material  Kosa Silk
     Color   Off white & Black

The Art:

The Kalighat Painting was originated in West Bengal in 19th century around Kalibari temple in Kolkata. These paintings get patronage from people who have been inspired by modern thoughts and aesthetics. The art is not restricted to only religious themes. They often depict different interpretation to mythology and contemporary events in their own unique way. Kalighat paintings are produced with variety of water based, opaque colours on paper.

The Artist:

This is made by the local artist Uttam 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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