Also called Mithila styleof painting, Madhubani Painting is popular for wall decoration in rural areas of Bihar, Orissa and some parts of Nepal.

Also called Mithila styleof painting, Madhubani Painting is popular for wall decoration in rural areas of Bihar, Orissa and some parts of Nepal.

Woman making a kolam in south India: "Especially during the harvest season, you'll see many women making kolams outside their homes in the morning. Kolams are beautiful patterns made from rice flour. Besides for decoration purposes it was a way to feed birds and critters. A way to honor that all life is sacred and a tribute to harmonious co-existence."

Woman making a kolam in south India: "Especially during the harvest season, you'll see many women making kolams outside their homes in the morning. Kolams are beautiful patterns made from rice flour. Besides for decoration purposes it was a way to feed birds and critters. A way to honor that all life is sacred and a tribute to harmonious co-existence."

Kolam or rangoli drawings made with rice flower or coloured sand. Contest during a festival in Mylapore, India

Kolam or rangoli drawings made with rice flower or coloured sand. Contest during a festival in Mylapore, India

“A Prince with his Beloved” India, Amber or Jaipur; 1st half of 18th century. Miniature pasted on cardboard. Leaf: 24.5 × 18.9 cm

“A Prince with his Beloved” India, Amber or Jaipur; 1st half of 18th century. Miniature pasted on cardboard. Leaf: 24.5 × 18.9 cm

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