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Home>>North India>>Uttaranchal>>Art-Crafts>>Rangwali

Rangwali

Rangwali

Rangwali, Rangwali art and craft, Rangwali art of Uttaranchal, Rangwali Arts & Crafts In Uttaranchal, Uttaranchal Arts Crafts, Arts Crafts of Uttaranchal India, Famous Arts & Crafts of Uttaranchal IndiaRangwali is a colourful Pichhora wore by women in all ritual ceremonies. Rangwali is also known as Kusumia. It is a piece of muslin cloth, three mts. in length and one to one and a half mts in width, which is dyed yellow and dried under shade. It is then spread on the floor and printed with design. This is done with a padded wooden stick, using red colours.

There is a sign of Swastik, and the motifs of sun, moon, bell and conch shell at the centre. Red concentric circles are stamped with the help of padded small coins around this motif. In the Kusumia, the traditional yellow base has crimson or red patterns embossed on it. The red colour is the symbol of health and wealth, the joy of spring, abiding conjugal life Suhaag, the warmth of fire and sun.

 

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