Cheriyal Painting of Rural Women at Work
Portraying one facet of rural life, this cheriyal painting on canvas is done by hand and duly signed by the national-award winning artist, D. Rakesh. Traditional cheriyal paintings were made in a narrative form on a long piece of cloth, pictorially representing a folktale or mythological story that native story tellers would narrate. Today, the art form can be found in discerning homes, albeit in shorter formats capturing only one or a few events.Dimensions
Full canvas: 17.6L x 17.6W
Painting size: 17L x 17W
Full canvas: 44.7L x 44.7W
Painting size: 43.2L x 43.2W
Natural mineral colours on canvas
Keep away from direct sunlight or water. Strongly recommend the painting be framed.
Painting comes without a frame and can vary slightly from the image shown.
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