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 8 works

Lot 10 Details

Absolute Tuesdays: Living Traditions 13 October 2020

Sanjay Manubhai Chitara

Mata ni Pachedi

Natural dye on cloth

57.5 x 46 in

Winning bid
$516
Rs 37,416
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 33 Details

Absolute Tuesdays: Living Traditions 13 October 2020

Sanjay Manubhai Chitara

Mata ni Pachedi

Natural dye on cloth

53 x 34 in

Winning bid
$623
Rs 45,149
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 12 Details

Absolute Tuesdays: Living Traditions 9 June 2020

Sanjay Manubhai Chitara

Untitled

Natural dye on cloth

60 x 42 in

Winning bid
$540
Rs 39,984
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 13 Details

Absolute Tuesdays: Living Traditions 9 June 2020

Sanjay Manubhai Chitara

Untitled

Natural dye on cloth

56 x 58 in

Winning bid
$1,071
Rs 79,284
(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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