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Pack of 1 - Manjusha folk art mask - VI

Pack of 1 - Manjusha folk art mask - VI 150.00 SHIPPING & HANDLING: 0.00 DISCOUNT: 0.00 TIME TO DISPATCH: 6-8days AVAILABLE ITEMS: 1 DELIVERY METHOD: Courier



Material : Cotton
Dimension : 7x6 inches
Product details - The package will contain a single mask as shown in the image. The mask is made in pure cotton. - The artwork is handpainted by the master craftsman of Manjusha artform, Anjana Kumari hailing from Bihar. Anjana Kumari is one of the few artists left pursuing the lesser-known artform, Manjusha - The masks are double layered with elastic bands for comfort. There are no filter pockets provided About the artform Manjusha in Sanskrit means ‘box’. The word is used for the ceremonial temple-shaped bamboo, jute straw and paper boxes used by devotees to store items for Bishahari Puja. The Manjusha boxes signify the box that is said to have covered the body of Bala Lakhendra in the folklore of Bihula-Bishahari. According to the legend, the temple-shaped box, known as manjusha, was adorned with Bihula’s story along with the flora and fauna of Anga, hence is said to be the point from where the art form of the same name originated.

Country of Origin - India

ABOUT Anjana Manjusha Art

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	 								Manjusha is a line drawing art which uses sequential and scroll style of representation.
Typically, the motifs are from the “Bihula-Bishahari” folklore, i.e. plants of Champa, Snake
near leaves, five Bishahari sisters, merchant Chandrasaudagar etc. Nowadays, other
folklores are also painted in the same style like Lord Shiva, Ram-Sita etc. Borders are one of
the important aspects of this painting and majorly depict flora and fauna. Only three colors
are used for this style of painting, i.e. Pink, Yellow, Green. Currently, fabric colors are used
as raw material. Initially, it s...
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