Pichwais

 

Rajasthan is also known for Pichwais, which are paintings made on cloth. Pichwais are more refined and detailed than Phads. They are created and used as backdrops in the Shrinathji temple at Nathdwara and in other Krishna temples.

The main theme of these paintings is Shrinathji and his exploits.

Pichwais are painted, printed with handblocks, woven, embroidered or decorated in appliqué.

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