Thombai is used as an ornamental item in Chariot, temple, all stage & Home Decoration. It is made of Quality cotton or satin cloth. Designs like flowers, Elephant, Swan and other temple related items are seen on the Thombai hanging.
Thombai is appliqué work on cloth. that is an ornamental needlework in which pieces of fabric are sewed or stuck on to a larger piece to form a picture or pattern. Thombai is used as an ornamental item in Chariot, temple, all stage & Home Decoration
Thombai is available in 1 ft length to 18 ft length.Thombai will be cylindrical in shape.
1 ft thombai circumference will be 18”. 2 ft thombai circumference will be 24”. 3 ft to 8 ft thombai circumference will be 36”. 9 ft to 12 ft thombai circumference will be 42”. 13 ft to 18 ft thombai circumference will be 48”.
Normal appliqué work on thombai is of flower, swan, elephant etc. but any design to our liking is possible. Similarly for thombai any color of our liking is ok for Chariot, temple, all stage & Home Decoration
Thombai making is a very traditional work. Thombai is used for decorative purpose particularly in temples. Temple chariot gets decorated with as many thombai as possible.
THombai is washable. Thombai has 3 parts as top cap, centre plates and bottom frills.
Like thombai there are many cloth made appliqué product for temple also available at Raja Spiritual Super Market (P) Ltd. at a click of a button on www.rssonline.in