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Know Your Handicrafts : Phad Painting

    PHAD PAINTING Place of Origin: RAJASTHAN, 14th century Genre: Painting, Vegetable Dye on Cloth Technique: Usually done on khadi /canvas / cotton cloth. The material is first stiffened with starch made of boiled flour and glue and then … Continue reading

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Master Craftsman Shree Lal Joshi: Padma Shri Awardee

Phad Painting of Rajasthan Traditionally created on long, horizontal pieces of cloth known as Phads, this style of folk painting usually depicts the folk deities of Rajasthan, especially Pabuji and Devnarayan. Pabuji was a famous king of the Rathore Clan. … Continue reading

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