Enthusiasts all over the world are getting attracted to Indian traditional art. While the features of those artifacts and their craftsmanship are bound to tempt anyone, the exhibition of such artifacts has begun in the vicinity of the South Central Region Cultural Centre.
Mriganayani MP Handicrafts and Handloom Development Corporation and South Central Region Cultural Centre have organized a ‘Mriganayani Madhya Pradesh Exhibition’. In this exhibition, shaping traditional art forms in Madhya Pradesh, descendants of these artists have arrived with their artworks.
Among them, Nawab Pataudi’s granddaughter, the artist who made the Chanderi saree worn by Meenakumari in the Pakija film, the descendants of artisans of Maheshwari artwork promoted by Maharani Ahilyabai Holkar and many other artists have presented their beautifully made items. These include handicrafts, handbags, purses, sarees, toys, etc. Of the 77 artists participating, five to seven artists have received national awards.
The exhibition was inaugurated on Friday morning by Deepak Khirwadkar. At this time, Mriganayani’s M.L. Sharma was present. All the things on display at the exhibition have been made without any machinery, and there is a huge demand for these artifacts at home and abroad.
Silver saree of two and a half lakhs
In this exhibition, two to two and a half lakh rupees worth of silver sarees have been presented, the works of which have been made with gold and silver wire. The designs contained in the windows of the temples in Mudra, Maheswari have been embellished on precise sarees.
Idols of Buddha, Krishna, Mahadev Shiva have been presented in the exhibition. On backside of the Buddha idol, the entire history from the birth of the Buddha to Mahanirvana has been etched. Besides unique artwork can be seen on the backside of the idols of Lord Krishna and Lord Mahadev.
Get all the latest and current news Nagpur here. For an exclusive & live updates from the Nagpur, stay connected with THE LIVE NAGPUR.