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Mata Ni Pachedi

'Jogni mata, Bahuchar Mata, Sagat Mata & Meldi Mata' (4ft x 5ft)- Mata ni Pachedi-Gujrat

Rs. 75,900.00

Handmade painting in Natural Colors

Product Material :- Cotton & Natural Colors
Dimension :- 4ft x 5ft

About the Painting
The Painting depicts Bahuchara Mata who is a Hindu Goddess of chastity and fertility in her Maiden aspect, of the incarnation of the Mother aspect of Shakti. The painting also depicts Meldi Mata, Jogni Mata and Sagat Mata who are goddesses venerated by the Vagri Community.

The Artist
Sanjay Manubhai Chitara is a National Awardee and part of one of the last surviving families who paint the Mata ni Pachedi. His family, who are Devi Pujaks, 

(followers of the mother Goddess) trace their association with the art of painting ritual cloth back three centuries.

Product Process:
Mata ni Pachedi literally means “behind the mother goddess”, and is a cloth that constitutes a temple of the goddess. It is a painting and art form from Gujrat. 

Sanjay Chitara has moved away from the traditional palette of maroon and black made from oxidized iron and palm sugar and experiments with turmeric, henna and indigo to create a more varied colour scheme still using the age old methods of extracting colour from natural materials.

Shipping and Delivery:
Kindly allow 30 days to paint and create the products as these products are handmade by the local artisans