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ID: 300393247
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300393247

 

Record Type: concept
pichhavais (textile art (visual works), <visual works by material or technique>, ... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Textile hangings that are hung at the back of shrines behind images or objects in temples. Pichhavai translates to English as "of behind" or backdrop. The imagery painted on pichhavais varies with festivals and the seasons. They may be decorated with brocade, embroidery, appliqué work, jewels, or paint.
 
Terms:
pichhavais (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,L,PN)
pichhavais (Sanskrit-P,D,U,PN)
pichhavai (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
pichhvai (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
pichhwai (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
pichwai (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
pichvāi (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
pichvai (C,U,English,UF,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.VC

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name)
.... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Visual Works (hierarchy name)
........ Visual Works (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of visual works (works)
............ visual works (works) (G)
Hierarchy of <visual works by material or technique>
................ <visual works by material or technique> (G)
Hierarchy of textile art (visual works)
.................... textile art (visual works) (G)
Hierarchy of pichhavais
........................ pichhavais (G)

Sources and Contributors:
pichhavai............  [VP]
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
pichhavais............  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Chaitanya, A History of Indian Painting: The Modern Period (1994) 86
.......................  Lyons, The Artists of Nathadwara: The Practice of Painting in Rajasthan (2004) 19
.......................  Radford, Collection Highlights: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra (2014) 11
pichhvai............  [GCI]
.................  AATA online (2002-) AATA 36-811
pichhwai............  [GCI, VP]
.................  Ranjan and Ranjan, Handmade in India (2009) 80
pichvāi............  [VP]
.................  Joshi, Painted Folklore and Folklore Painters of India (1976) viii
pichvai............  [VP]
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
pichwai............  [VP]
.................  Conservation of Cultural Property in India [journal] (1982-) 14-15:112
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Chaitanya, A History of Indian Painting: The Modern Period (1994) 86
.......... Lyons, The Artists of Nathadwara: The Practice of Painting in Rajasthan (2004) 19
.......... Radford, Collection Highlights: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra (2014) 11

 

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