Original Oil Painting of an Indian Henna Night. Henna night is a very old ritual in Indian, Pakistani, Turkish, Malaysian and some Middle Eastern cultures. Henna was first used by Egyptians, where mud was used to create patterns on the skin. Henna Night is a big celebration which involves dancing, singing traditional songs, socializing and eating. Girls wear vivid colors such as bright blue, hot pink and yellow. It is a very colorful night. The house is decorated with folkloric artifacts and colors and the decorated copper plate with candles is a center piece. The painting reflects this festive celebration with is bright cobalt blue, glimmering crystals and glitters and the warm light that reflects on the bride-to-be’s face.
Width (w/o frame): 20″
Height (w/o frame): 30″
Weight: 5 lb.
Materials: Oil, Linen Canvas, Swarovski Crystals
oil, acrylic, crystals