pichvai

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Etymology[edit]

Literal meaning: "something at the back".

Noun[edit]

pichvai (plural pichvais)

  1. An Indian temple hanging consisting of cotton cloth painted with scenes from the life of the Hindu deity Lord Krishna (always blue), and used as a backdrop for his idol; also used decoratively in homes.