In regal purple and gold,wooden elephant intricate floral motifs are lovingly painted by hand onto this papier mache and weeping willow wood elephant sculpture from India. Mohammad Hussain Baba offers this fantastic example of traditional handicrafts from Kashmir.
WEIGHT 2.0 lbs
SIZE 9" H x 10.25" W x 3.9" D (8 inch )
Papier mache, weeping willow wood.
We have used walnut wood and paper mache for its construction. Walnut wood is one of the most durable wood types of earth. This elephant is a life long art product. We have used acrylic camel colors , metallic gold colors and lacquer coats to increase its durability
"We use paper and wood. What I like best is working with colors, and I love creating new designs.
"There is an immense gratitude in doing something wonderful that not only helps yourself but also helps others. Together we want to promote our age-old art and infuse it with some new creativity."
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Baba Art And Crafts
*About Baba Art and Crafts* Nestled in the Kashmir valley, Baba Art and crafts creates some of the finest in the art of Papier Mâché. We began 70 years ago and have worked generation after generation to curate the best artists in the valley. Some of our artisans have had over fifty years of experience and are helping both young men and women hone their craft. At a time when most of the young are drawn to the more conventional occupations, Baba arts and crafts is committed to keep this ancient art form thriving. We are committed to bringing you, unique immemorable products of impeccable quality. *About Hussain & Baba* Hussain Baba was born and brought up in Kashmir on the outskirts of down town Srinagar. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and a Master’s Degree in Psychology. He worked for nine years in mental healthcare before he decided to devote his entire time to saving and promoting the art of Papier mâché. He is inspired by his father Baba, who began his...