Having spent more than 32 years in Interior Designing, Mr. Achyut Bhosekar has been travelling to various parts of India in regards to work. This is how he was so much interested in the handicraft work in the villages of West Bengal, Karnataka and Orissa. Since 2012 onwards he has been helping the village artisans in showcasing their artefacts to the Metro cities and have ensured they are appreciated by the art loving customers.
Wall hanging - Applique Work on Cotton Fabric - Tribal Man made by handicraft artisan from Pipli, Puri, Odisha. Dimensions:- L: 48", B: 10". The wall hanging has a two rodes, one on the top with twine hoop to hang on the wall and other at the bottom.
Appliqué is ornamental needlework in which pieces of fabric in different shapes and patterns are sewn or stuck onto a larger piece to form a picture or pattern. The village of Pipili is well known for its appliqué work. Pipili is a small town, situated about 40 kilometers from Puri, Odisha, India. The income of this town is essentially dependent on the business of its handicrafts of which the applique works are the main source. Nowadays, Pipli is globally known as the destination of applique and is where many workers and workshops continue to practice the technique, creating both traditional and contemporary items. It is one of the product who have got Geographical Indication (GI) by govt of India (Application No. 86 and 108).
It can be framed on a wooden and glass frame and hanged on the wall.