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Pattachitra - Handcrafted Storyboards - 500 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

Pattachitra - Handcrafted Storyboards - 500 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

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This 500 piece puzzle bring to you the intricate handcrafted painting tradition of Pattachitra from the East Indian states of Odisha and West Bengal, where stories from great Indian epics are depicted intricately on special fabrics. This puzzle narrates the essence of Ramayan, the most celebrated epic from India and Southeast Asia weaving together the epic’s key moments in one frame while illustrating the grand coronation of Lord Rama as the eminent central piece. Join us in rejoicing these moments, from Rama’s birth until his victory over Ravana, as you decode this handcrafted portrayal!

The collection of Indian Art puzzles from Aurva, have been artfully designed to explore the great forms of art, craft and performance from the country.

Pattachitra is the term for cloth-based scroll painting that is common in eastern Indian states of Odisha and West Bengal, and the tradition is over a thousand years old. The term Pattachitra, combines “Patta” meaning cloth and “Chitra” meaning picture, indicating the form of paintings that is used to depict stories on cloth. The subjects of Patta Chitra are mostly mythological, religious stories and folklore. The Pattachitra puzzle by Aurva brings to you key moments from the most celebrated epic from India and Southeast Asia, known as Ramayana. The painting is composed with a central focal piece along with 24 key moments painted in circles, to be read in clockwise order starting from left bottom.

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