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Wall Art of Rural Rajasthan

Dedicated to those mistaken souls for whom ‘rural’ implies ‘poor’  or ‘undeveloped’ or ‘in-need-of-upliftment’. May the following pictures give them reason to modify their beliefs.

Following are pictures of a village in Rajasthan with homes filled with folk-art to decorate walls in various ways……

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More about Rajasthan in Mewar Diaries

jm

May 2013

10 comments on “Wall Art of Rural Rajasthan

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  2. jitumisra
    May 29, 2013

    The wall paintings depicting horses in rows along with domestic scenes appear like the Pithora Paintings of Gujarat, a artistic and ritual tradition of Rathwa Bhil tribe concentrated in eastern Gujarat.

  3. wovensouls
    May 29, 2013

    Wow – thanks for the info. Which places can these be seen in?

  4. jitumisra
    May 29, 2013

    You have to visit Chotaudaipur in Vadodara district, also throughout Dahod and Panchmahal district.

  5. wovensouls
    May 30, 2013

    thank you! must visit someday.

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  7. Ajay Singh
    July 30, 2013

    Rajasthan tourism is globally popular. It deserves the attentions of tourists from all over the world. Large gathering of international tourists visit this royal state of India in good numbers.

  8. vidya
    November 5, 2013

    I like it, specially the VEEL art.was looking for few pics.I think you got these pics from Hawala village( which is site for silpagram festival) plz also post ics of mandna art.try to collect those intricate patterns before they vanish.

  9. wovensouls
    November 5, 2013

    Thanks Vidya. Where does one get to see Mandna art? I am not familiar with it.

  10. Ashee Sharma
    February 23, 2014

    Hello Ma’am,

    Congratulations on collating such an extraordinarily amazing blog!

    I am a media student from Mumbai and would like to document this art in the form of an AV. Could you please tell me where in Rajasthan will I be able to find it.

    Thanks
    Ashee

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