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Madhubani painting, 'Dance of the Peacocks' (India)

A symbol of India, three bright peacocks pose in a graceful dance. Flowers and foliage surround the elegant birds. Nitin Kumar Jha works in the Madhubani style, painting the enchanting images on handmade paper. Originating in northern Bihar, Madhubani painting was once used to decorate the floors and walls of homes. Life in harmony with nature is a popular theme. As each painting is an individual creation, each is unique. Colors and motifs may vary slightly from thaheme. As each painting is an individual creation, each is unique. Colors and motifs may vary slightly from that pictured. read more