Ahmedabad-based Sanjay Manubhai Chitara and his family have been upholding the tradition of painting the Mata ni Pachedi (Cloth of Mother Goddess) for more than 10 decades. Derived from the Kalamkari style of paintings, the method involves drawing on a cotton cloth with a stick made from a date plant using natural dyes. The motif of an austere goddess is usually at the centre, with details of mountains, animals, trees, rivers and natural flora...
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Showing 4 of 12 works

Lot 20 Details

Absolute Tuesdays: Living Traditions 6 July 2021

Sanjay Manubhai Chitara

Mata ni Pachedi

Natural dye on cloth

40.5 x 64.5 in

Winning bid
$319
Rs 23,310
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 42 Details

Absolute Tuesdays: Living Traditions 6 July 2021

Sanjay Manubhai Chitara

Mata ni Pachedi

Natural dye on cloth

39.25 x 62.75 in

Winning bid
$371
Rs 27,090
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 27 Details

Absolute Tuesdays: Living Traditions 19 January 2021

Sanjay Manubhai Chitara

Mata ni Pachedi

Natural dye on cloth

62.5 x 38.5 in

Winning bid
$380
Rs 27,360
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 50 Details

Absolute Tuesdays: Living Traditions 19 January 2021

Sanjay Manubhai Chitara

Mata ni Pachedi

Natural dye on cloth

45.75 x 68.25 in

Winning bid
$440
Rs 31,680
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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EXHIBITIONS          
Showing 3 of 3 works

Lot 14 Details

Living and Inspired Traditions | Exhibition. 25 Jul-2 Aug 2019

Sanjay Manubhai Chitara

Mata ni Pachedi

Natural dye on cloth

52.5 x 33.5 in




Lot 22 Details

Living and Inspired Traditions | Exhibition. 25 Jul-2 Aug 2019

Sanjay Manubhai Chitara

Mata ni Pachedi

Natural dye on cloth

57.5 x 46 in




Lot 35 Details

Living and Inspired Traditions | Exhibition. 25 Jul-2 Aug 2019

Sanjay Manubhai Chitara

Mata Ni Pachedi

Natural dye on cloth

57.5 x 39 in







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