Cheriyal mask yellow -(pack of 4)- Handpainted by Cheriyal Nakashi Artists- Telangana
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Material : Cotton
Dimension : 12 x 6 Inches
Cheriyal Scroll Painting is a stylized version of Nakashi art, rich in the local motifs peculiar to the Telangana. They are at present made only in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. The scrolls are painted in a narrative format, much like a film roll or a comic strip, depicting stories from Indian mythology, and intimately tied to the shorter stories from the Puranas and Epics. Earlier, these paintings were prevalent across Andhra, as also various other parts of the country, albeit flavored with their distinct styles and other local peculiarities dictated by the local customs and traditions. In the same way, Cheriyal scrolls must have been popular across Telangana in earlier times, though with the advent of television, cinemas and computers it has been fenced into its last outpost, the Cheriyal town.
- Made in pure cotton
- 2 layered with filter pocket to insert a third tissue paper or cloth layer
- Hand painted by the local artisans of Telangana
- Fabric ties - Washable and re-usable
Wash care: Gentle hand wash
Kindly allow a time of 10 days to paint and create the masks all masks are made to order. Please note that the fabric color of the mask will vary