The figure of the woman-tiger hybrid, or yali, has a long and storied history in Indian visual and literary culture. The earliest recorded image of a yali is found on seals from the Indus Valley Civilization, which date back to the first millennium BCE. These seals depict a powerful being with the body of a woman and the head of a tiger, and are thought to illustrate a lost tale from classic Vedic literature.
Throughout the centuries, the figure of the yali has appeared in numerous works of art and literature, and has taken on a variety of meanings and symbolism. In some contexts, the yali is seen as a fierce and powerful guardian, protecting the faithful and defending against evil. In other contexts, the yali is seen as a symbol of fertility and abundance, representing the life-giving power of nature.
You'll receive a heavyweight, giclée, acid-free print that's created to last for generations. The museum-quality paper works perfectly with large, full-color images. The lightly-textured, matte finish captures fine lines and subtle colors, resulting in stunning works of art (without unwanted reflections). We've preserved elements of this art's ancient qualities in oder to retain its richness and uniqueness.
• Printed using eco-friendly, water-based inks
• FSC approved or sustainably-sourced paper
• Frame and matting isn't included. Print only.
• Shipped in a damage-proof artwork tube.
• Premium-quality (200gsm) giclée, acid-free paper
➤ DIGITAL-RESTORATION ART
We specialize in digital recreations of vintage sacred and surreal art. Each work is a handmade digital restoration of the original image, not a pixellated copy of an Internet image that some other vendors may sell. We provide high-quality, clean digital restorations — true to the original — with great attention to detail.
Museum grade, archival paper is created to last for generations without discoloring.
Epson, eco-friendly inks won't fade, even when exposed to regular sunlight.
Your fine-art print is created exclusively for you. So, please allow us 2 business days to create your unique artwork. We'll keep you updated and send tracking as soon as it's available. Average shipping time after the crafting period is 5-7 business days. Packages are tightly secured, providing excellent protection during travel.
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