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Home>>East India>>Bihar>>Arts-Crafts of Bihar

Arts and Crafts of Bihar

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Carpet weaving is the tradition of Bihar since the Buddhist & Mauryan era. At that time high class floor coverings used to be woven here.

Jhinkana Embroidery

Jhinkana is a form of embroidery in which chain stitch is used to beautify the items of personal clothing.This stitch is done on personal garments and the filling-in is done by long and short satin stitches.

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The applique work of Bihar is called "Khatwa". It is believed that applique work made its way into western India either from Europe or Arabia in the Middle East through trade contacts.

Madhubani Paintings

Madhubani was the village in Bihar. Named after the village madhubani art is a creative folk painting which expresses the exploits of Durga, Radha and Krishna, Shiva and Parvati as well as those of local rulers.

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Masks

In Bihar, Mask making is hereditary trade with some families, though even in these families only those who are dancers are allowed to make masks.

Printed Textiles

Printing is done on cotton, wool and silk in Bihar. Gaya has the religious textiles with the names or footprints of deities printed all over in ochre or red.

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Stonecraft

Stonecraft is Bihar's rich heritage which is from the ancient sculptures of the Mauryan period. The main stoneware centre of Bihar is Patharkatti in Gaya district.

Sujini

Sujini is form of Embriodery done in running stitch in a scale pattern and depicts village scenes such as bride in palanquin, peacocks dancing, boy flying kite, etc.

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Wood Inlay

One of the ancient industries of Bihar is Wood Inlay. The inlay is done with different materials, metal, ivory and stag-horn.

 

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