Envis Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Monday, June 27, 2022

Karuppur Kalamkari paintings, wood carvings of Kallakurichi get GI tag

 

 

 

The paintings are used on umbrella covers in temples

 

 

 

Art Workshop:

 

 

Artisans carving figurines from wood at a store in Kallakurichi district of Tamil Nadu.

The Kallakurichi wood carvings received the GI tag recently.

 

 

Source: The Hindu Chennai, 09.10.2021, pg.7 and

 

The Hindu Thiruvananthapuram, 11.10.2021, pg.1.