Turquoise paper mache Elephant
Richly decorated and intricately painted in floral patterns and eclectic colours, this beautiful paper mache (papier-mâché) elephant brings beauty and grandiose to your home. The elephant has been handcrafted from paper and decorated with elaborate brush strokes and Kashmiri motifs.
- Turquoise blue base with hand painted, multicoloured floral patterns
- made of paper pulp
18 cm (H) x 19 cm (W) 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. It is based primarily on paper pulp, and is a richly decorated, colourful artifact; 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]