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  • Place of origin:

    Kalahasti (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1980 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gurappa Chetty, Jonnalagadda (Sri) (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed and painted cotton

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Kalamkari hanging of printed and painted cotton. Colours are mainly in blue, yellow,red and black on a white undyed ground. Scenes from the life of Christ are depicted in horizontal strips accompanied by a script, arranged around a large central scene of Christ in Majesty.

Place of Origin

Kalahasti (made)


ca. 1980 (made)


Gurappa Chetty, Jonnalagadda (Sri) (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Printed and painted cotton


Length: 317 cm, Width: 227.5 cm, Width: 3600 mm Top edge, Width: 3585 mm Bottom edge, Length: 1692 mm Proper right, Length: 1687 mm Proper left, Weight: 14 kg Weighed on roller

Descriptive line

Kalamkari hanging of printed and painted cotton, made by Sri Jonnalagadda Gurappa Chetty, Kalahasti, ca. 1980


Textiles; Wall coverings


South & South East Asia Collection

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