Pichwai painting, originated over 400 years ago, in Nathdwara near Udaipur in Rajasthan, India. Intricate and visually stunning, pichwai paintings, made on cloth, depict tales from Lord Krishna's life. Originally, pichwai paintings were used to decorate the temple of Shrinathji, hung behind the deity to celebrate different seasons, festivals and events in Lord Krishna's life.
A typical Pichwai has 24 boxes around called Swaroops. Each of them has a Krishna, Gopis and various other elements. The elaborate Shringar of Shrinathji is captivating. Despite having various figurines and elements in it, Pichwai is a sheer example of Aesthetic balance and beauty.