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Sanjhi/Hand Cutting of Paper for Rangoli of Rajasthan

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Sanjhi/Hand Cutting of Paper for Rangoli of Rajasthan

Originating in Mathura, Sanjhi or paper stencil craft is produced in the region of Alwar. The method involves cutting out intricate patterns drawn on various types of paper and then using the stencils to create designs with flowers or powdered colors. Tools such as knife and scissors are used for the crafting process.

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