From devotional offering to art, Mata-ni-Pachedi has continued to take new forms. We outline a brief history of this textile tradition and a community that has practiced and perfected it over centuries. READ MORE
Traditional Mata-ni-Pachedi paintings only featured three colours, each symbolising an aspect of divinity. Tap on the moving hotspots in the image below to discover more.
Three generations in three borders
Three generations of a family of Mata-ni-Pachedi artists are represented in the Sarmaya collection. Even an examination of how each one draws his borders shows us how the art has evolved in the recent decades.
Painting the process
Ahmedabad is home to generations of Mata-ni-Pachedi artists. In this painting of the city, Sumit Chitara draws the many processes involved in the making of this textile art.