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Terracota

Terracota:Craft of Orissa

Terracota is traditionally done by the tribal of Orissa. They use special type of clay  to give shape to their imaginations through their skillful hand . Popular items of terracota iclude  roof tiles and utensils such as plates, khullars or the earthen tea cups, jars and many other kitchen items. Artists prepare many items most of which they outline and highlight with colors. However, in most cases the finished is left with the natural terracotta color. Animal figurines of bulls, elephants and horses are also elegantly molded in very natural strong forms.

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