So moving on with Dilli Haat and the new art forms I encountered, include Chikankari, from Lucknow, Lamp shades, Metal carvings. Showing a wide variety of colors and the artistic zeal of the craftsmen. All in all Dilli Haat is an amazing place to visit once! Along with art and craft you will find loads … Continue reading 25/10 More ART at Haat
So as I walked through various stalls at Dilli Haat, I saw various art forms discussed before at crafts museum. I saw stalls with Madhubani paintings for sale, then there were pattachitra paintings, and many more. This one thing I saw and it grabbed my attention and also its something new. This is Kashmiri Embroidery. … Continue reading 25/9 Embroidery from Kashmir
Dilli Haat is an open air art and craft area along with some delicious cuisines. Stay tuned for more updates about this place.
Stay tuned for the next place. Hint- Its an open air and craft bazaar spread across a wide area.
This last post about craft museum is featuring the "Konyak Morung" from Nagaland and the beautiful stone carving on "Gateway to Haveli" from Rajasthan. Konyak Morung is a traditionally built Naga hut. The Morung or Bachelor system was an essential part of Naga's Land and culture. A typical Morung is embellished with hunting trophies and … Continue reading 25/7 Adieu Crafts museum
Next are the beautiful huts in the village complex of Crafts Museum. Before going to the huts, i'd like to mention about these beautiful metal carvings in the entry gate of this complex. this type of art comes from chattisgarh. First is the Kullu Hut from Himachal Pradesh. This hut made of stones has roof … Continue reading 25/6 Dont Hut me down
Now comes this beautiful Papier Mache (Derived from French, meaning mashed paper)Art from Kashmir.This type of art was born in Persia and raised in Kashmir. It truly represents the artistic zeal of the craftsmen in Kashmir. The art was originally known as 'Kar-i-qalamdan' as it was confined to ornamentation of cases used to store pencils, but … Continue reading 25/5 From the valley’s of Kashmir
Sanjhi art, "The Miracle of Paper and scissors", is the art of paper cutting. Its the traditional art of stenciling from Mathura. "Known for its inherent spiritual implications that reach beyond immediate aesthetic appeal, it is considered to be one of the finest arts of spiritual expression." [The Isha Blog, 2017] The word 'Sanjhi' is … Continue reading 25/4 Sanjhi Art and Mini Paintings
Moving on next we have Madhubani, a tribal art from Bihar (Maithili Village) and West Bengal. Unlike Warli, this has a blast of colors. Its done using Bamboo sticks and all colors are made naturally. Also known as Maithili paintings, the central theme of them revolve around Hindu deities like Krishna, Rama, Lakshmi, Shiva, Durga … Continue reading 25/3-3 And then the walls echoed
Next are these Muriya Paintings from Chattisgarh. Painted by Meheru Netam, this form of art is inspired from Warli as is visible. "This kind of paintings depicts pictures of traditional tribal rituals. Most of the paintings are related to the celebrations of their customary ceremonies. The walls and the floors are painted with vibrant colors … Continue reading 25/3-2 And then the walls echoed