Sholapith Palki

Product Code: TKZF4764
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Palki :

This is pure white colored sponge sculpture craft known as Sholapith. The material for the above piece of work is derived from Shola, a plant found in marshland and waterlogged places. It is the core of the plant . Sholapith is used in the craft, for making various beautiful and lightweight decorative items. This plant is found found rural Bengal and Assam. It is very light weight & porous and dosent go down in water. It is considered as auspicious and is used in making flowers for pooja decorations and used in making "mukut" the crown sort of item for bengali marriages .

A palki being carried by four men.

Physical Description :

Length : 16 inches

Width : 4 inches

Height : 9 inches

Weight : 1.230 KGS

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