Turquoise and Gold Paper Mache Box (Small)
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 beautiful box has been hand-painted in turquoise blue and gold floral motifs.
9 cm (L) x 7 cm (W) x 4 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 ]