Wooden folk art

November 15, 2018
contest: CHANGE in Wood Culture - Heritage
$ 4800
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Pranab Basak
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Wooden doll makers of Natugram,West Bengal,India, are known as 'Sutradhars' (narrator or story teller) . The carved out of a single piece of wood, these dolls from ancient folklore and mythology are characterised by their vibrant colour and ethnic style. The traditional doll making is carried out by generations from a long period.
Government of West Bengal's Department of Micro Smaal and Medium Enterprises & Textiles, in association with UNESCO, has developed Natungram as one of the Rural Craft Hubs of the state.

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