Ratha Jatra Pattachitra Silk Saree

SKU: USS855

Rs. 23,770

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.
For Sarees/stoles/dupattas/fabric : Fabric colour is used, so that the color remains steadfast. 
This exclusive Pattachitra handpainted silk saree has the Rathas/Chariots of the three siblings Lords,alongwith 3 beautiful Odissi dancers handpainted at the end of anchal! The saree base is pure mulberry silk saree  handwoven in Nuapatna. The body has splendid butis too,such as the symbols of Lord Jagannath-sankha,chakra,gada,padma!While the actual Ratha sizes range from a whopping 43 to 45 feet height, the  chariots painted here are almost 83cm in length.

Mesmerizingly beautiful & adorned by global Odissi Dance icon & himself a great  devotee of Lord Jagannath- Saswat Sir in these pics,we feel honoured & divine to present this masterpiece to the world!    

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.
For Sarees/stoles/dupattas/fabric : Fabric colour is used, so that the color remains steadfast. 
This exclusive Pattachitra handpainted silk saree has the Rathas/Chariots of the three siblings Lords,alongwith 3 beautiful Odissi dancers handpainted at the end of anchal! The saree base is pure mulberry silk saree  handwoven in Nuapatna. The body has splendid butis too,such as the symbols of Lord Jagannath-sankha,chakra,gada,padma!While the actual Ratha sizes range from a whopping 43 to 45 feet height, the  chariots painted here are almost 83cm in length.

Mesmerizingly beautiful & adorned by global Odissi Dance icon & himself a great  devotee of Lord Jagannath- Saswat Sir in these pics,we feel honoured & divine to present this masterpiece to the world!    

Weight- 472 gm, Breadth- 47 inches, Length- 6.3 m, Blouse Piece- Included in saree, Material- Pure Fine Mulberry Silk (both warp & weft)
(1) The colors of the actual product may look slightly different due to different screens used for viewing the digital photography captured. Our endeavor has been to present the true shades of the products as far as possible. (2) There may be loose threads on the backside of pallu of saree, which is a mark of true handwoven and handloom saree. (3) The slight irregularities in the body/anchal/border of saree are to be celebrated as a mark of true handloom products. (4) Wash Care: We advise dry cleaning for the silk sarees and handwashing separately in cold water alongwith drying in shade for our cotton products. Iron Care: Light iron to be used. For pattachitra handpainted items, please iron only on backside. Otherwise use a cotton cloth on top of the painted parts while ironing.

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