Patta-chitra means painting on cloth/patta. It has flourished in Odisha since earlier than 15th century.
Earth, stone, and mineral colours are used for painting on patta or specialised canvas medium prepared organically for painting such as: vermillion red- hingula (cinnabar); brick red- geru (red ochre); yellow- hartala (orpiment); white- sankh (conch shell); black- lamp black; gum resin- kaintha plant etc.
Here is the pattachitra painting of Ganesh Pattachitra on golden plain cotton Handloom fabric.
The first 2 pics are of theGanesh Pattachitra painting which will come at the back, upon stitching. The 3rd & 4th pics are of the mouse paintings which will come at the sleeves, upon stitching.
Go for this unique handmade blouse piece fabric, stitch it & wear it with pride!