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A regional art form based on the Moghul painting style. This has been hand painted on a plate made from crushed camel bone and resin. The brush may consist of just one hair from a squirrel's tail and the painter can only work for 20-30 minutes at a time
This detail from the main temple at Ranakpur shows how every square inch of the temples is covered in carvings of characters and Gods from the Jain mythology and history. The temple is exquisite and the young priest that showed us around was justifiably proud of where he worshipped
These blouses, with embroidery on the front and the top of the 3 quarter length sleeves are worn by many of the indigenous women. The blouses are spotless and the embroidery exquisite. Some of this work is done sitting on the kerb at the market place.
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