Tree House Book Mark

The book mark has beautiful illustration on palm leaf by a Kolha tribe boy, Shri Kedar Bagun Leyangi. This piece has been engraved with colour fillings. The theme depicts a tree house with the tribals busy in the daily chores.
5 x 1 Inches

Palm Leaf

Do not fold


Palm leaf paintings of Odisha are one of the most ancient art forms. They are of two types-One with simple engravings or illustrations in pure line on palm leaf and other engraving with colour filling. The design and images are etched on the surface of Palm leaf using a sharp pen or stylus like object. Ink or concoction of charcoal of burnt coconut shell, tumeric and oil is then poured along the lines, the lines are now defined. Vegetable dyes are also added to give these painting some colour., but these paintings are mostly dichromatic ( black and white).

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