Tree of Life - celebrating togetherness by Kirit Chitara (INDIA)
Traditional Folk art that involves painting on fabric, making and using natural dyes, and visually depicting folklore. It encompasses and the whole creative process, the Kalamkari of Gujarat, a hidden treasure of Indian Art.
Kirit Chitara, makes these products in Gujarat, India to give expression to an artistic and a creative process using processes steeped in 100s of years of tradition, passed down generations. The purpose, other than artistic expression is to fulfill a calling that only someone from the region can fully grasp. These pieces are made for the appreciation of local villagers, temples, patrons in and outside India.
The form is special because it represents a tradition that dates back several centuries. Its significance lies not only in the detail of the traditional process, but also in the cultural environment that created it. Mata-ni-Pachedi depics the Mother Goddess in all its divine forms, often painted to be hung in temples and is created by just the artists who are not permitted to be visit these temples because of their castes.
Size: 47” x 34”
Fabric: Natural Cotton fabric, natural dyes
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