Patang Mata ni Pachedi

2019

This work illustrates the entire process of making the Mata ni Pachedi and the city of Ahmedabad by young artist Sumit Chitara (b.2004), son of National award winner Sanjay Chitara (b.1978).  

The process of creating Mata ni Pachedi portrayed over and along the Sabarmati River serves as the primary story in this piece of art. For Sumit, the river plays a crucial role in creating a Mata ni Pachedi. Developing the fabric’s inherent colours requires washing the fabric in a flowing river when dyed. The artwork’s second noteworthy aspect is a depiction of the city of Ahmedabad, with well-known landmarks like the Teen Darwaza and the Patang Hotel, which gives the work its name

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Title
Patang Mata ni Pachedi
Period
2019
Artist
Sumit Chitara
Medium
Cotton Cloth hand and block painted with natural dyes
Dimensions
H: 147 cm x W: 191 cm
Accession No.
2019.46.2