Hand embossed and painted sheep skin leather accessories – something special for everyday use
Embossed leather work on goatskin has been a specialty of West Bengal since 1940s. It is said that it was Tagore’s daughter-in-law who brought this legendary art of embossing to Bengal from Java. It was in the 1980’s, Sasha revived this craft unique to Shantiniketan and helped disseminate the skill other parts of Bengal.
Naturally tanned sheep skin is dampened and then embossed with a metal block. This is individually hand coloured by skilled artisans and then made up into different products.
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Cross Body Bag - Kalamkari Range
Code - FG\LH\EL\BA59\C\M\S\2394
Size - 21.5 x 16 Cm
Materials - Shanti leather
Kalamkari is a type of hand-painted or block printed cotton textile, produced in parts of South India and in Iran. The motif on this bag is typical of this style.
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