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Hand-painted Kalighat Art Tassar Silk Saree - Piscean Extravaganza

Uttam Chitrakar from West Bengal

Hand-painted Kalighat Art Tassar Silk Saree - Piscean Extravaganza

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This hand-painted saree capturing the vibrant aquatic life clearly makes it a unique piece to posses. The Kalighat patuas show an interest in portraying folk tales on various platforms. Several scenes of birds, fishes etc are the popular themes in Kalighat paintings. It is made on pure Tassar fabric which enhances the rich look of the apparel.

  • Package Content : 1 Saree
     Measurements  550 cm x 110 cm
     Material  Tassar Silk
     Color   Blue

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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