Patachitra

Patachitra is an age-old tradition in Eastern India. The word Pata comes from the Sanskrit word Patta, meaning “a piece of cloth” and Chitra refers to “painting”. Patachitra is a unique folk tradition of visual storytelling accompanied by songs performed by the Patuas. Patachitra in its original form is painted on paper scrolls. With design interventions in recent times the paintings are done not only for narrative purposes but also for decoration on various products. These include apparels, fashion accessories, lifestyle items, furniture, jewellery etc

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