Mata ni Pachedi is a special type of Kalamkari art that comes from the state of Gujarat. Originally, these paintings were placed at the back of the deities in temples. Revered as a deity or goddess, these paintings are made with stylized pens and natural dyes. This painting depicts the mother goddess sitting side -ways on a throne with weapons in her hand. She is residing in a temple. The Goddess destroys evil and stands for feminine power or strength. She is often portrayed in the vermilion red color that symbolises fertility and strength
Mata ni Pachedis are only washed in a river, and natural dyes are used to create them. Highly sought after, these works of art are a delight to have.