Thanjavur Paintings – Special Cover – India 2015
Thanjavur or Tanjore is a historic temple town in Tamil Nadu rich for its cultural Heritage. Thanjavur Paintings ,an integral part of unique art and craft of Thanjavur, were introduced by the Royal patrons of arts and craft under the Chola dynasty of 16th Century.They are known for their harmonious blend of different colours and density of the composition of the drawings .The exclusive paintings are decorated with precious stones ,small pieces of coloured glass and beautiful pearls. This painting has secured Geographical Indication in the year 2006
A Special cover on Thanjavur Paintings was issued on 03 Sep 2015 during Thanjaipex 2015.
Cover No TN/25/2015