National Awardee Syed Azad Khan
Naquashi Box- Beauty at Dawn
A small hand-painted box is made of paper pulp and decorated with Kashmiri local motifs. The design is inspired by the floral fields of Kashmir. In this intricately painted box, even a single petal of a rose flower has around 10 -12 visible brush strokes. The dark shade of blue resembles color of the sky just before the dawn. The brightly coloured flowers on the back drop of darkest hour has a beauty of its own. The artist depicts this beauty on the box by depicting the natural beauty just before the sunrise.
- Package Content : 1 Box
|Size of the Box||17.5 cm x 10.5 cm x 6.5 cm|
|Weight of the Product||250 g|
|Material Used||Paper Pulp|
Naquashi is the traditional technique of surface decoration by painting over an object. It is believed that this art was introduced in Kashmir by a prince in early 15th century. He was intrigued by the art when he was captured in Samarkand (Central Asia). When he returned to Kashmir, he brought experts of this art from there and asked them to establish their art in Kashmir.
This product is handcrafted by national awardee artist Syed Azad Khan from Jammu & Kashmir.
Product Note :This product is hand-painted / handcrafted by the artisans. Hence, there is a possibility of slight variations in colour or designs. The asymmetry present in handmade product makes it truly unique and beautiful.