Ganesha Puja

82.5

Ganesha Puja

82.5

Description

A large size Kalamkari pata on cloth depicts a scene of Ganesh Puja.

Ganesh with the four hands seated on the mouse. At his back there is a big parikar is seen which is surmounted by a Stylized Kirtimukha. He is being worshipped by the devotees on either side. Two main devotees are standing with a lamp, bell, a dish of sweet balls, and an incense burner. There are flying figures of females with flower baskets in the sky above the row of devotees.

At the top along the border, there is a design of folded curtains on either side. A flower creeper design is shown running all along the border of the pata.

The background of the painting is off-white. The colour used is Indian red, Pale yellow-ocher, light blue, and light green.

Collection

Textiles and Costumes of India

Object Type

Cloth

Material

Cotton

Schools/Culture/Period

Modern

Technique

Kalamkari

Date

20th Century CE

Location

Tamil Nadu

Dimension

177 x 292 cms