Papier Mache Tray Set
Contrasted in bold hues of red & white, this Papier-mache vessel is sure to delight. Craft Type: Papier Mache
Papier Mache originated in China, eventually spreading to Japan and Persia. In the 15th century, Persian scholar Shah-e-Hamadan brought 700 artisans from Persia to Kashmir. Today, it is majorly practiced by the shia community; made in homes, and workshops, in Srinagar, and other parts of the Kashmir Valley. It primarily consists of paper pulp, and is a richly decorated, colourful artifact, made generally in the form of decorative objects.
Paper pulp is created through soaking or boiling the paper. To this, the adhesive is added.
One makes use of Paper strips glued together with an adhesive on a form for which support is needed on which To glue the Paper strips, reinforcements with wire, lightweight shapes, balloons, or textiles may be needed.
Traditional adhesive use a mixture of water and flour or other starch, mixed To the consistency of heavy cream