Collectables - Jackfruit Man - Vintage Wooden Mask
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Collectables - Jackfruit Man - Vintage Wooden Mask

Product Code: nbdcoll_1702_05
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Handcrafted vintage "Jackfruit Man" wooden mask

Dimensions : 11" x 8.5"

Made out of jackfruit tree wood, old Naxalbadi mask. Used for street theatre in North Bengal.

Masks and instrumental bases were used in ritual performances of a folk form called Gamira and other street theatre performances. Tribal priests would wear masks and perform various magical rituals. The government of West Bengal in association with UNESCO is now reviving this tradition and trying to create a sustainable livelihood for the artisans. Natsy by Design supports this cause and offers these artisans a platform through which they can popularize this art form. 

Disclaimer: Please note that some masks are very old and hence may be chipped in places. This is part of its character. The product is exactly the same as shown in the image.

 

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