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Chaupad Kinnauri


Mundane Description of the Ornament:

An original gouache artwork painted on both sides of a 3" dia ceramic ornament. It comes varnished with 1 coat of Krylon Kamar spray varnish and 2 coats of Liquitex matt varnish to ensure protection from sunlight over time. The ornament comes with a matching, handmade velvet silk lace, bought from Fringe and Rose, a small business based in LA, California. The artwork is double sided and can be hung either way.

Artist's signature + Date on the side/bottom


An interesting glimpse into the Heritage:

Hailing from Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, Kinnauri shawls are one of the most famous weaves done with wool threads in the northern region of India. Though,the weavers of Kinnaur originally came from various small towns along the wool trade road between India, Tibet and China. The intricately designed shawls are used as articles of clothing for festivities and weddings.


Chaupad means a checkered pattern in Hindi. Kinnauri shawls are known for their colorful geometric designs steeped in traditional values.


Obligatory Notes: 

  • Due to differences in monitor screens, color may appear slightly different in person than on screen.
  • Hanging hardware is not included. Comes with a matching lace to hang.
  • All artworks made are original in design and idea.
  • Please message or email in the case of any problems.

Chaupad Kinnauri

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