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Elegant and powerful! This charming wooden mask is meticulously hand-carved and hand-painted by applying traditional Indonesian style - Batik. She is proud, unique and mystique, and will make a very special gift.
+ INTERESTING FACTS:
Carved by hand from thick wood, this beautiful mask is hand painted by applying traditional Batik techniques to replicate classic and new Javanese patterns, including Garuda motif. This motif represents Garuda - the bird of special importance in Hindu mythology and in Indonesian history. Garuda is the vehicle ridden by Vishnu, the God who maintains universe. Garuda is also a symbol of the sun, and is called the sun-eagle symbolizing the world above, the opposite of the serpent, symbol of the world below. Both symbols are used as Batik motifs. Garuda motif (Garuda Pancasila) is Indonesian national emblem and also emblem of the Department of Education and Culture.
+ ORIGIN: Java, island of Indonesia
Material: Hand carved thick wood covered with paint made from ancient Indonesian Batik; Comes together with a black metal stand yet a loop for hanging has been attached too. Note: As batik techniques are applied by hand, slight differences in color hues and motif placement may appear
Dimensions: 30cm H x 10cm W x 16cm L (including the stand)
+ CARE: Wipe with soft cloth. This is delicate product so handle with care.