Channapatna Wooden Toy: Family (Set of 5). Bright and attractive Channapatna Lacquered Wood Craft from Karnataka - The origin of this Craft can be traced to the reign of T... Read more
Channapatna Wooden Toy: Family (Set of 5). Bright and attractive Channapatna Lacquered Wood Craft from Karnataka - The origin of this Craft can be traced to the reign of Tipu Sultan who invited artisans from Persia to train the local artisans in the making of wooden toys and Craft. The Craft has diversified over time and in addition to the traditional ivory-wood, other woods including rubber, sycamore, cedar, pine and teak are now used as well. Manufacturing stages include procuring wood, seasoning and cutting it into desired shapes and then pruning and carving toys and other utility items. Colours are then applied onto these carved items after which they are finally polished. Vegetable Dyes are used in the colouring process.
Applique Work: 2 Slot Organiser, Squirrel. This famous appliqué craft hails from Orissa and reached its peak in the 11th century AD, under the patronage of the king and nobility. A craft that originated as a temple art now finds application in a wide range of household, decorative and ceremonial products. The appliqué items are mainly used during processions of the deities in their various ritual outings.
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Wipe with soft cloth. Keep away from water / Dry clean recommended.