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Orissa handicrafts? exhibition

SHOWCASING HANDICRAFTS and paintings of Orissa, Sakuntala Women Chandua Hastashilpa Cooperative Society Limited has organised a handicafts exhibition at Gandhi Bhawan. The exhibition-cum-sale will continue till February 18.

india Updated: Feb 16, 2007 22:56 IST

SHOWCASING HANDICRAFTS and paintings of Orissa, Sakuntala Women Chandua Hastashilpa Cooperative Society Limited has organised a handicafts exhibition at Gandhi Bhawan. The exhibition-cum-sale will continue till February 18.

Sponsored by the Development Commissioner (Handicrafts) Ministry of Textiles, the exhibition has displayed colourful products of terracotta, appliqué, stone carving, palm leaf engraving, Dokra castings, wood carvings, shell-work and miniature painting.

“The miniature paintings have shown the folk-tale of Lord Krishna (Krishna-Leela),” said Lingraja Temple, Bhuwaneshwar, temple priest Ajit Mohapatro.

A new item on display are small gift envelopes, with miniature painting on it, which could be used as wall-hanging.
Local coordinator Parthasarthy Dubey said the exhibition also has exclusive decoration-cum-usable items and garden umbrellas of Applique art.