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Mata Ni Pachedi
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Sanjay Manubhai Chitara
Mata Ni Pachedi


- - Mata ni Pachedi, literally translated as "behind the Mother Goddess," refers to a sacred tradition of the Vaghri community in Gujarat that began 300 years ago, when members of the community were barred from temples. To overcome this, they created a ritual textile that depicted and became a symbolic representation of their deity, serving as a portable shrine for worship independent of architectural or spatial constraints.

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  • Sanjay Manubhai Chitara
  • Mata Ni Pachedi
  • Natural dye  on  cloth
  • 57.5 x 39 inĀ (146 x 99.1 cm)
  • Category: Painting
    Style: Folk and Tribal
  • Not for Sale



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