"orginal image from our Gallery in Odisha, the artist doing Pattachitra heritage artwork."
In the Sanskrit, Patta means "cloth" and chitra means "picture". Most of these paintings depict stories of Hindu deities.
Pattachitra is a general term for traditional, cloth-based scroll painting, based in the eastern Indian states of Odisha, West Bengal and parts of Bangladesh.
Pattachitra artform is known for its intricate details as well as mythological narratives and folktales inscribed in it.
Pattachitra is one of the ancient artworks of Odisha, originally created for ritual use and as souvenirs for pilgrims to Puri, as well as other temples in Odisha
"Pattachitras" are a component of an ancient Bengali narrative art, originally serving as a visual device during the performance of a song