Handpainted on leather these clocks will surely tell you the time in style. Handpainted by leather puppet artisans from Andhra these are exclusive contemporary interpretations of the craft
Craft -Leather shadow puppetry of Andhra Pradesh locally known as Tholu Bommalata, (Tholu – leather, Bommalata – puppet dance) is one of the oldest form of performing arts. The leather puppets, because of their transparency and jewel like glow, are very popular. The leather puppet, which was traditionally crafted from deer skin, is made from goat hide now. After a two week long process of cleaning, the skin becomes translucent and ready to work on. As with most crafts, in the painting of leather too, chemical colours are replacing natural ones. But apart from the translucency and vivid colours, what gives these puppets their brilliance, is the perforated pattern on the puppets. Today, with design intervention, the puppeteers have diversified into different products using the same craft; as puppet shows are not a mainstream medium of entertainment anymore. The transparency and durability of the material makes it perfect for lampshades and screens, filling life in dull surroundings.
Material -Parchment Leather
Dimension / Size -12/12
Wash & Care / Maintenance -Keep away from direct exposure to water. Clean with a dry cloth.
Return Policy -We do not accept any returns as every product is custom made to order. Return and replacements are accepted only in case of damaged, or wrong item shipped to customer
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