Comparative study of tribal tattoo motifs among women for designing a dress
Author(s): Dr. Maneesha Thakur, Dr. Neelam Agrawal and Dr. Smita Pathak
Abstract: Tattooing is very widely practiced thing among the tribals. The tribal tattoo is the most popular of all the tattoos in the world. Tattooing is an ancient art which has a great significance among the tribals. Currently tattooing is in fashion amongst the younger generation. The tribal tattoos was initially used for different symbols and designs which showed their status within the community.
This study was motivated through the observation that various tattoo designs found on the body of tribal peoples. It may be very suitable as motifs for designing a dress. The research was focused on identification of tattoo design motifs of Gond and Baiga tribes of Dindori district, Madhya Pradesh. Field Study was undertaken with the objective to elucidate the traditional knowledge on tattooing art.
Dr. Maneesha Thakur, Dr. Neelam Agrawal, Dr. Smita Pathak. Comparative study of tribal tattoo motifs among women for designing a dress . Int J Adv Acad Stud 2020;2(4):343-347. DOI: 10.33545/27068919.2020.v2.i4f.423