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Sandalwood Painting

Rajasthan has a distinctive art form known as Sandalwood Painting. A typical miniature style painting is done on a sandalwood base. The borders of the sandalwood are beautifully carved, giving an overall enhanced effect. The painting is framed in a gold frame, further adding to its beauty.

The themes in these paintings depict the scenes from a Mughal court, usually involving the royal women.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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