Nritya Ganapati, 15th of the 32 forms of Ganesha is depicted in this beautiful Baatik Painting. Ganesha is painted in orange with a dark maroon background. A snake is used as sacred thread worn around shoulder. Ganesha is shown in temple jewellery .
Batik is a simple technique where patterns and motifs are created by applying wax which resists dyes and therefore allows artisans to color selectively by soaking the cloth in one color and then removing wax with boiling water, and repeating if multiple colors are desired.