This is a Hand made Madhubani painting celebrating the wedding of Lord Ram with Sita.
Tradition states that this style of painting originated at the time of the Ramayana when King Janak commissioned artists to do paintings at the time of marriage of his daughter, Sita, to Lord Ram
Madhubani painting has been done traditionally by the women of villages around the present town of Madhubani (the literal meaning of which is forests of honey) and was done on freshly plastered mud wall of huts, but now it is also done on cloth, hand-made paper and canvas.
Madhubani paintings mostly depict nature and Hindu religious motifs, and the themes revolve around Hindu deities with paintings in vibrant colors of flowers, animals, birds, and even geometric designs.
Size of the painting: 39 cm x 56 cm
Material: Hand made paper
Colors used: All colors are natural and plant based.