MADHUBANI SILK DUPATTA
MADHUBANI SILK DUPATTA
MADHUBANI SILK DUPATTA
MADHUBANI SILK DUPATTA

MADHUBANI SILK DUPATTA

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Madhubani handpainted dupatta (full painting) with phool/patti (flowers and leaves), and matasya (fish) as motifs arranged in a traditional pattern - all over. Radha-Krishna and Butterflies (on border), add to its beauty.

Took about 12 days to handpaint this dupatta.

Size: 2.5mts x 36"

Fabric: Tussar Silk 

Color: Offwhite base with multicolored (bright) painting

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Madhubani painting or Mithila painting is a style of Indian painting, practiced in Mithila region of Bihar state, India. It is locally believed that Madhubani painting tradition started when Raja Janak of India (now Nepal) commissioned local artists to paint murals in his palace in preparations for the marriage of his daughter Sita to Lord Ram.
Painting is done with fingers, twigs, brushes, nib-pens, and matchsticks, using natural dyes and pigments, and is characterized by eye-catching geometrical patterns. The women painters of Mithila lived in a closed society.