Nakashi painting : Women drawing water from well (Scroll Work)

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About Zishta Nakashi painting : Women drawing water from well (Scroll Work)

  • Two women are seen fetching water from the well while spending quality time together.  The painting uses elegant combinations of green and yellow and red in a more subtle way. 

    This Nakashi painted wall hanging scroll is a beautiful narrative of the daily chores of villages in India.

  • Nakashi paintings on scrolls are in the form of storytelling & carries rich cultural history & heritage.  The art form is believed to have come down from Vishwakarma. 

  • The process has no usage of chemicals. The scroll & the colours are prepared from rice starch, tamarind seeds, turmeric, natural stones, oil, seashells, tree gum etc.

  • These are made to order paintings and will take 15-20 days from date of order to ship and deliver. 

Product Specifications

Length (Inches)Height (Inches)
8 12
Traditional Value Score !  99%

Disclaimer

All our products are handcrafted and this results in each product being unique and slightly different from each other and therefore will have minor variations on dimensions & weight.

  • Cheriyal is a small village in Warangal district of Telangana state. Cheriyal painting has been classified as a form of painting for storytelling and to entertain the audience.

  • These paintings generally depict the scenes from Indian Itihasas and puranas such as Ramayana, Mahabharata, Garuda purana, Krishna leela, Markandeya purana etc.


  • Canvas cloth is prepared using mixture of suddha mitti, rice starch, tamarind seeds paste & tree gum. The mixture of these is applied in layers and acts as a thick canvas to paint upon. This process preserves the painting done on it and lasts for hundreds of years.
  • Colours are obtained from stones and ash of oil lamp and seashells: black from ash of kerosene lamp mixed with tree gum, yellow turmeric, blue green & red from natural stones and so on. 

  • Most often, background is painted with bright red colour so that it highlights everything that is painted on it. The figures coloured with goat-hair brush.

  • A scroll can be generally preserved upto hundred to hundred and twenty years in good condition

  • These beautiful traditional paintings enhance the aesthetics of a home. 
  • They are to be used as wall hangings. 
  • Do not wipe with wet cloth. 

  • Do not wash the painting.  

  • Do not use high temperature. 

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