Sun God: Mata Ni Pachedi by Dilip Chitara


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Size : Large
Dimensions : H- 43 | W- 41 inches
Medium : Natural Colors on Cloth

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In Sanjay Chitara's mesmerizing Pachedi painting the radiant Sun God takes center stage, depicted as a luminous sun in all its celestial glory. Surrounding this divine focal point, the canvas comes alive with a profusion of intricate motifs and details, each carefully crafted by Chitara's skilled hand.
The Sun, a vibrant and powerful symbol, dominates the composition with its warm hues and ethereal presence. The surrounding motifs, meticulously rendered with Chitara's signature style, weave a tapestry of cultural and spiritual significance. The artist's attention to detail is evident in every stroke, creating a harmonious dance of patterns that enhance the overall visual allure of the artwork.
Surya: Mata ni Pachedi transcends mere representation; it becomes a visual hymn, celebrating the cosmic energy embodied by the Sun God. Chitara's mastery of the Pachedi tradition transforms this piece into a captivating blend of artistry and spirituality, inviting viewers into a realm where the divine and the artistic seamlessly converge.


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Meet Dilip Chitara, a true magician of the vibrant Mata ni Pachedi tradition, carrying the creative legacy as a 5th generation artist. Dilip ji is not just an artist; he's a decorated one, adorned with both national and state awards. Hailing from the enchanting enclave of Ashoknagar, nestled near Ahmedabad in Gujarat, his family is one of the illustrious ten who continue to weave the magic of this art form. Step into Dilip's world, where every brushstroke tells a story, and join him on a colorful journey that bridges the gap between tradition and innovation, all with a dash of artistic flair.

 



Mata Ni Pachedi


Mata ni Pachedi is a revered art form and religious tradition that originated amid the nomadic Vaghari community in Gujarat, India. The Vagharis were nomadic farmers living along the edge of the Sabarmati River. Mata ni Pachedi is their unique expression of devotion to the divine mother goddess, particularly Mataji, or Amba Mata. Traditionally, the term Mata ni Pachedi refers to the cloth used to cover the idol of the goddess during rituals and processions. The designs of the cloth often feature intricate patterns, vibrant colors, and depictions of the goddess in various forms, surrounded by symbols of auspiciousness and protection. Legend Legend has it that Mata ni Pachedi originated as a form of worship among the Vaghari community, who were traditionally devotees of the mother goddess. They believed that the goddess would protect them from harm and grant their wishes, leading to a deep-seated reverence for the goddess. Style and Technique The art form is characterized by its bold lines, stylized figures, and attention to detail, with each painting serving as a visual devotion to the goddess's divine attributes and blessings. The mata is always depicted in the center whereas there are also representations of singers, musicians, shamans, animals, and birds that seem to dance and fly in celebration of the goddess. Each mata has their own mount and attributes like Mamai mata sita atop a camel whereas Goddess Vahanvati travels in a boat. The traditional Mata ni Pachedi strictly adheres to two colors made of natural dyes- black and deep red. Mata ni Pachedi paintings are typically executed on cloth using natural pigments derived from plants, minerals, and other organic sources. Simply, the iron used in making black outlines of the work takes around 15 days to process. Later red color is filled using brushes made from bamboo. After the completion of the painting, it is washed and dried around the river. The colored dye is finally fixed with mordant and dried up in the sun.



Product Details

Title
Sun God: Mata Ni Pachedi by Dilip Chitara
Artist
Dilip Chittara
Art Style
Mata Ni Pachedi
Medium
Natural Colors
Size
Large
Dimension
43 in(H) X 41 in(W)
Themes
God, Sun, Religious, Hindu, Folk Art
Color
Multicoloured, Yellow, Blue
Country of Origin
Gujarat, India

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