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Home>>East India>>West Bengal>>Art-Crafts

Art and Crafts of West Bengal

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These drawings are related to ancient magic cults. These drawings are also used for decorative purpose, in the modern times.

Chikankari Embroidery

In West Bengal, Chikankari is an embroidery work which is practiced. It is done by using white cotton thread on fine white muslin. fabric.

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Dhokra Craft indicates variety of beautifully shaped and decorated brassware products created by the lost wax process.

Dolls

These are used by children and for decorative purposes and made with small cloth, cotton & wool. Root from a Japanese influence, this craft has lately gained immense popularity in Bengal.

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Today, Bengal is a major producer of jute goods ranging from pllush jute-blended carpets, to decorative tapestries, garden pot hangings, decorative hand bags, bedspreads etc.

Kalighat Paintings

The name Kalighat comes from the place where the artists originally set up their practice, around Kalighat Temple in Kolkata on the banks of the Hooghly.

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In Bengal, masks actually represent the theatrical tradition are used by the Chhou dancers of Purulia and those who perform the Gambhira dances of Malda.

Pottery

In various colors such as red, orange, brown, black and cream, Handmade pottery mainly consisted of different types of bowls, jars, vessels, etc.

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In India, International Textiles & Garment Fair is the first one-stop opportunity for textile professionals and exporters to discover what West Bengal has to offer.

Wood & Sandalwood Carvings

In West Bengal, Wood is widely used for making toys and decorative panels. Image made in wood relate back to traditional icons, deities some of them stylised to a modern look.

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