Bhuribai-11-1

Bhuribai-11-1

Nourishment

Peacocks symbolize peace and tranquility in the forest. Within the Bhil community, nature is widely respected and worshiped. The forest is a protective figure which provides the Bhil community with protection and nourishment, just as a mother would provide for her child. Drawn by Bhuri Bai of the Bhil Tribe.

Bhil

The Bhil tribe is an ethnic group inhabiting the Western part of Central India. Well over 1.5 million live as marginal farmers in almost 2000 villages. The members of the Bhil tribe possess a vast array of rich customs and traditions. Their "pointilist" tradition is inspired by the kernels of maize—the Bhil’s staple crop—each group of dots have multiple layers of symbolism. Stories, prayers, ancestors, memories and traditions are skillfully painted into a symphony of multihued and rhythmic dots.
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$ 750.00
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$ 750.00