Folk Arts

 

 

 

Folk Arts

It is characterized by the line drawings, which is to be filled in by bright colours and contrast or pattern. The painting ado med wall and verandahs and were constantly changing or renewed depending on the celebrations, God, ceremonies and family events. Some of them is as follows:

 

 
SUJNI


The first mention of crafts similar to "sujni" comes in the description of bedspreads and wall hanging. It is popular as Sujni.

 

 
SIKKI

It is the grass article, which made by the women of North Bihar particularly of the Darbhanga district. Sikki seems to grow anywhere in this area . It is tall and rush with a lovely golden shade and most attractive. The coiling technique, which is the oldest, used in Sikki. The common long grass is wired and stitched together with the sikki dyes in several shaded using a needle called Takua.

 

 
WOOD INLAY

It is one of the Darbhanga art. The inlay continues to be done with different materials like metal, ivory, etc. and stage chips of woods in other grains or tints are used to get varied effects to great advantage.


 

Mithila Paintings

It is prepared with the primary colours of natural origin on paper and cloth. It is also used on the occasion of mythological and religious events.

 

 
     
 Lord Ganesha     Wedding of Lord Ram and Sita 

 

Few other samples appear below:

 

 
     
Kohbar Paiting   Aripan

 

 

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