Oil Leaf Ceiling Lamp

Leather Lamp,

India

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An intricate leaf motif painted in oil springs to life on a leather canvas, pleasantly bathed in eye-catching hues of blue and white. The shadows that the lantern creates on the walls are descendants of the shadows of great mythological warriors and heroes, since makers once made leather shadow-puppetry dolls. Over the years, the form then evolved into lantern making.

Regular Price: ₹4,000

Special Price ₹2,400

Typically delivered within 7 days

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An intricate leaf motif painted in oil springs to life on a leather canvas, pleasantly bathed in eye-catching hues of blue and white. The shadows that the lantern creates on the walls are descendants of the shadows of great mythological warriors and heroes, since makers once made leather shadow-puppetry dolls. Over the years, the form then evolved into lantern making.

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    Prepping:After the raw material is procured, it has to be cleaned thoroughly in hot water. It is then soaked in a pit of limewater for about 10 days. This softens the upper surface, which is then vigorously cleaned or scraped with a chisel so as to get a smooth surface. After this initial cleaning, the leather is soaked again, this time along with kadaka powder, which imparts a light brown colour to the leather. The leather is then thoroughly dried, for as long as a week, depending on the weathe...

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    Process of Making

    Anatomy of the Product

    Dimensions(cm):
    Length: Dia 32
    Width: 69.5
    Type of Material:Fabric, Metal, Paint
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