Boat Shaped Hanuman Mask
Woodcraft, West Bengal

Rs. 6,250.00

Mask of God Hanuman in an unusual boat shape intricately crafted by the artisans West Bengal. This hand-crafted Hanuman wooden mask could be one of the most exotic items you own. 

Masks help us discover many things. For example, our facial similarities with nature and other objects that come into play in a mask that we usually don’t get to see in our own portraits. The mask is an impressionistic portrayal of your face.

Locally available wood such as Gamar trees, Mango trees are used to make these masks.  Wood pieces are kept submerged in large reservoirs containing water mixed with mulberry gum powder, bleaching powder and sal; the pieces are taken out after a week and sun-dried. The basic form emerges first with the use of the adze, followed by emphasis on facial features. Gomira masks were painted with natural dyes. 

It has a hook on the back for hanging.

 

Heritage
Woodcraft, West Bengal
Weight
1000 g

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