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MindCrafts of Monchasha
nstances 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).
these are rural arts of midnapore district of bengal, india. the base is water hyacinth plates & the pictures are drawn by the rural artists of habichak village, p.s. chandipur, east midnapore, bengal.