The Tropical Dame Mask

Bali Mask,

Indonesia

CPIDBLHWMA0000047

Dimensions(cm):
Length: 22 Breadth: 6 Height: 33
Weight(gm) : 385
Material : Hibiscus Wood

₹2,400
Typically delivered within 7 days

This Bali mask is the closest you might ever come to having a bird hovering over your head, or a plant tendril snaking up your nose! Traditionally called topeng and associated with sacred rites in its native Indonesia, this mask doubles as an attractive wall adornment. Carved from light Hibiscus wood, it can occupy centrepiece or be paired with other curios.

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    Seasoning is very important aspect for the end quality and finesse, usually it takes 5-6 years of seasoning. The most difficult part of the carving is removing the back, which usually takes a day and a half. Carving out the nose and getting around the knots can also be very time-consuming. The artisan starts off by taking off bits and pieces from the block with a small chisel to workit down into ever more intricate shapes and curves. Local blacksmiths forge Balinese chisels and the ends are stro...

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    Process of Making

    Anatomy of the Product

    TypeOfMaterial:Hibiscus wood, Acrylic paint
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