There is a great variety of styles showing the creative ability of the artisans to adapt to new markets needs. In modern times, many crafts have evolved into new products using the traditional craft practices and they are absolutely finding new expressions to suit the contemporary needs of the society. The processes evolved from time immemorial have remained the same. #mindcrafts #monchasa
Lot of improvised and traditional handicrafts which originated at the ground level in the heartland of Bengal – the villages. Most of these handicraft produce are cottage industry in West Bengal and has been backbone of the rural economy of the State. Bengal is known all over the world for its expertise in art and craft. Its skill in architectural splendors to its excellent works on woodwork, terracotta, paintings, textile run unparalleled.
Instances of fading artforms include Lac Dolls (sculpting brightly coloured theme-based dolls from lac), Pata (Poto) Chitro (Mainly practised by Patuas – an art of presenting stories with rural based songs and the form is accompanied by paintings made on cloth, scrolls), Nokshi-kantha (stitching on quilts – mostly by aged women of bengal).
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