Pichwai' is derived from two words- 'Pich' meaning back, and 'wai' meaning hanging. Pichwais are a traditional Indian art form, having originated in Nathdwara, a small town in the Northern part of India. Bright and intense colours like yellow, green, black, and red dominate Pichwai.
From dancing to eating, cow-herding to flute-playing, they essentially depict Lord Krishna in various ‘leelas’ or ‘at play’ with the moon, lotus blooms, peacocks, parrots or cows; and are set in the lush vegetation the artists find in their surroundings.
Each product of Karigar collective section is hand made. Most of these are ancient crafts, made from time unknown. Each product is a true representative of its people, their culture, their history and their stories.
The drawings are made on handmade paper and the colours are mostly natural and found in stone form, grounded into fine powder for drawing the folk art motifs.
Dimension: 13’’/ 33.5 cm
13’’/ 33.5 cm
This piece is made to order and will take 5-6 days to be shipped out. We know this is a long time, but it is a time-consuming process as each piece is handcrafted. There are no returns or exchanges applicable to this product. If a wrong product is received, we will evaluate and replace the piece for you. You must inform us within 48 hours of receiving your order.
All our pieces are handcrafted in India using traditional,
Subtle variations in patterns are
natural to these processes.
We believe this makes each creation unique and
charming. Some call it je ne sais quoi.
We call it JODI.
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