Madhubani Hand-Painted Masks
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Part of the larger Artisan Mask collection, these reusable double-layer cotton masks have been hand-painted by practitioners of the Madhubani art form.
Double-Layer * Hand-Painted * Cotton * Pleated * Non-Surgical - for general purpose protection only * Assorted collection - Colours and designs might vary
- Remant Kumar Mishra & team
Care Instructions: Wash with mild soap and dry on regular basis.
About the Madhubani art form:
Madhubani paintings are a traditional art form native to the Mithila region, spanning the north Indian state of Bihar and Nepal.
Legend has it that it originated around the 5th century BCE when King Janaka asked his subjects to adorn their walls to celebrate his daughter Sita’s wedding to Prince Rama (of the Hindu epic – Ramayana).
Paintings often illustrate the hopes and dreams of the locals and are characterised by geometrical patterns, vibrant colours, two-dimensional imagery and the depiction of natural elements like the sun, the flora and fauna, and local rituals and traditions. Madhubani is inherently a social and public art form - it adorns the walls of homes, schools, railway stations, temples, such as the famous Ram Janaki temple in Madhubani district among others. Paintings are predominantly made by women and the art form has aided the empowerment and recognition of women in an otherwise conservative region.
Traditionally, paints for Madhubani art are made with powdered rice mixed with plant-based natural dye pigments , with fingers or twigs serving as brushes. Today, you’ll find Madhubani art on a wide range of mediums like clothing, interior decor, upholstery, among others.
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