This Piece of Art is Handcrafted by Sarita Kashyap
Dhokra art is the famous art of Chhattisgarh, making it a favorite folk style for many customers, collectors, decorators, furnishers, etc. Dhokra art is inspired by tribal themes of animals, mythical creatures, human creatures, natural shapes, etc. The region is rich in the tradition of craft and culture. The Dhokra craft is found in Bastar, which is a district in the southern part of the state of Chhattisgarh. Bastar is bound by the states of Orissa and Maharashtra on its east and west, respectively. Of the total population of Bastar, more than 70% are tribal including the Gond, Abhuj Maria, Darda Maria, Bison Horn Maria, Munia Doria, Dhruva, Bhatra, and Halba tribes. Other communities carrying out specific occupations are also found in the district, such as the Ghadwas, who are engaged in the Dhokra craft.