Material : Weeping willow wood, covered with papier mache
Dimension : 14 cm H x 29 cm W x 13.5 cm D
Kashmir's native flowers abound in this unique decorative bowl. Crafted by Mohammad Hussain Baba, this duck themed decor accent is crafted from weeping willow wood, covered with papier mache, and carefully hand-painted in a floral motif. Kashmir has a long history of papier-mache artistry, brought from Persia in the 15th century.
Country of Origin - India
ABOUT Baba art and crafts
In Kashmir, papier mache is an ancestral art form and I've been attracted towards it since childhood. Learning anything needs practice and focus. Without practice and focusing, I don't believe it is possible to learn anything. I also believe there are no masters of a craft â€” we focus and learn new things every day. We use paper and wood. What I like best is working with colors, and I love creating new designs. I get inspiration from my father and grandfather, who both worked day and night to promote this ancestral art. More than 20 artisans â€” both men and women â€” now co... Read More