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Bamboo Mat Painting

A major craft in Kerala, Bamboo Mat Painting requires more attention and devotion as well as a creative mind with the craft persons. Most of the paintings are human and religious figures, animals, birds and scenery in different size and in attractive colors.

The painting is created using a piece of mat of required size. The artisans draw the sketch according to the required painting. It is finished with bamboo reed frames at the top and bottom. The frames contain a tag for handling the painting.

Updated on 8th August, 2005


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