Turquoise Paper Mache Box
Richly decorated and intricately painted in floral patterns and eclectic colours by Kashmiri artisans, this beautiful paper mache (papier-mâché) box makes for a perfect present.
This elegant box has been delicately hand-painted in turquoise and multicoloured floral motifs.
18 cm (L) x 11 cm (W) x 5 cm (H) approx.
Kashmir Papier Maché
Kashmir paper mache (papier-mâché) is a handicraft of Kashmir that was brought by Muslims from Persia in the 15th century, based primarily on paper pulp, these richly decorated, colourful artefacts come generally in the form of vases, bowls, or cups (with and without metal rims), boxes, trays, bases of lamps, and many other small objects. [Source: Wikipedia ]