A journey of elephant family running across the green fields of Orissa tribal zone. The tinkling sounds of the ghunghroos that are tied in the foot of the elephants make the breeze so soothing that the beholder captivate this moment in this beautiful painting. The single palm leaf is embedded on the horizontal cane base that makes it really unique. The border of the painting is made by cane sticks tied with strong leaf threads. The edges of the frame are highlighted with red color thread. A unique but very fine as well as attractive palm leaf painting will surely add grace to your home decor. Palmleaves Orissa's villages are the centres of the famous Pattachitra paintings, and in one such village, Raghurajpur, in Puri district of Orissa, creativity flows on any available surface, from cloth and paper to walls, terracotta and dried palm leaves. In the zigzag folds of crisp yellow-green leaves, delicately strung together with thread, are needle-sharp fine drawings carefully etched and cut out, telling stories from great mythological epics. Known as Talapatrachitras, (tala - palm, patra - leaf, chitra - illustration) these palm leaf paintings hold a world of tales and secrets, beautifully depicted by the artists of Orissa. The great epics Ramayana and Mahabharata are favourite subjects of illustration in many art forms, as they are with palm leaf paintings. Stories of gods and goddesses are also depicted with minute details of ornaments, hairstyles, animals, flowers, trees and elements of nature.