Pavement wares

September 29, 2008

Sometimes, amidst the plastic and the tawdry stuff that one finds on the footpath stalls, one comes across nuggets….

ragigudda pavement stall

Those are woodcuts, meant to be used for block printing, or perhaps for rangoli or mehendi…except for the paisley patterns, each is unique.

Each cost five rupees…a pittance for such artistic work!