A talapattachitra (incised palm leaf manuscript) detailing episodes from the Ramayana and the life of Krishna. Prominent panels include the Rama-Durbar (court of Rama), the war in Lanka, Krishna playing his flute as a cowherd and Kaliya-daman, among others. Smaller roundels depicting smaller episodes from the stories cover up the rest of the space.
TitleRamayana and Krishna's Story: Pattachitra
MediumInk on palm leaf
DimensionsH: 183 cm; W: 62 cm
Genre: Indigenous & Tribal Art