Tussar Paintings – History of traditional Odisha silk saree artworks

Tussar Paintings are commonly known as Patta Chitra and is quite a popular art in West Bengal and Odisha. It’s a traditional art done on a piece of cloth or silk sarees with Lord Krishna stories.

Patta means a piece of cloth and Chitra means painting. Various types of cloth materials are used for the patta paintings and the most popular cloths are gauze like cloth, tussar silk and so on.

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