Painted by Lakshmi Pant, Sandhya Joshi, Champa Joshi and Deepika Banuala, the artwork for the map side is originally carried out on walls. The basic designs are around the Jiva Mantrika and are know as Jyonti. These are painted to mark family rituals. The Aipan tradition of Almora is used to decorate walls and floors at places of worship and entrances of homes. Finely ground rice paste is used to pattern a terracotta red background. The patterns are auspicious and related to specific ceremonial occasions. The artwork depicts the deities Saraswati, Lakshmi, Vishnu and Shiva
Size : Length 35", Width 21"
Medium : Paper