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Home>>North India>>Uttaranchal>>Art-Crafts>>Wall Painting

Wall Painting

Wall Painting

Wall Painting, Wall Painting art and craft, Wall Painting art of Uttaranchal, Wall Painting Arts & Crafts In Uttaranchal, Uttaranchal Arts Crafts, Arts Crafts of Uttaranchal India, Famous Arts & Crafts of Uttaranchal IndiaWall Painting is one of the oldest traditions of Uttaranchal. In this region, two different kinds of paintings are followed one for the ritual ceremonial places and another for the Kitchen. On the occasion for domestic ceremonies such as marriages when walls and doors of the house are decorated, these painting are done. Twice in a year the wall are re plastered with a mix of cow-dung and mud and then painted red with geru (ochre) and motifs are drawn with fingers, using rice paste. The kitchen walls have motifs of Nata, Chatu and Lakshmi Narayan. The Nata patterns consists of cereal saplings in a row enclosed by a rectangular frameworks done in dots.The motif symbolizes prosperity for the family and unity among kith and kin.

 

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