Tikuli is the local term in Bihar used for Bindi, a colorful dot which married women wear on their forehead between the eyebrows. Bindi is usually worn by Indian women in bright red color. Bindi is used as a symbol of the third eye and hence worn where the sixth chakra is present. However, in present time, Tikuli is used as a source of women empowerment in the Indian state of Bihar. This art originates in Patna from more than 800 years. Being avid art lovers, the Mughals provided active patronage and appreciated the features of the art. Tikuli art is an unprecedented and stand-out piece of hand painting, more than 800 years old and has its source in Patna. It is one of the principle subjects for Nepali and Bhojpuri society tunes. In a large number of the Hindi writing books, it has been used as an image of cheerful married life, a character of a wedded woman.
The product is handmade so the color may vary.
A set of 6 hand-painted coasters 4 inch by 4 inch that depicts a a regular day in the life of village women. In rural areas, not all houses have individual well or source of water. Women travel to the common well or river to fetch water in their pots for daily usage.
Tikuli Art has its origin in Patna, an ancient town of eastern India. The Centuries old dying Tikuli Art exhibits the many faces of rich
Indian Culture including the famous Madhubani Art. Tikuli is more than 800 years old and a rare and unique piece of hand painting.
This coaster has been beautifully hand-painted on a wooden base with the help of enamel paint. This is made by the local artist from Patna where the art has originated.
- Package Content : Set of 6 Coasters with holder
|Size of Coaster||10 cm x 10 cm|
|Weight of Product||170 g|
|Material Used||Wood/ MDF board|
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