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20 Beautiful Kalamkari Paintings - A Mythical Indian Folk Art from Andhra Pradesh

Tue, 05/04/2021 - 01:11 (updated 19 weeks ago)

From 17th century temples in Andhra Pradesh to stretched canvases in modern homes, Kalamkari is a time-honoured and widely beloved form of traditional Indian art. Deriving its name from the word ‘kalam’ which means pen, ‘Kalamkari’ refers to a particular intricate style of hand-painting on cloth and is noted for its beautiful earthy tones. Even art historians do not know exactly when Kalamkari began, it originated in the modern-day states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Kalamkari was first used to portray scenes from sacred texts such as the Mahabharata, Ramayana and...


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20 Beautiful Kalamkari Paintings - A Mythical Indian Folk Art from Andhra Pradesh
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