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Description- Papier Mache Workshop Date: Sunday, 5th NovemberTime: 10 am to 4 pmFees: 1000 (inclusive of all materials and tea)Age: 12 years and abovefor registration and details contact: Mrinmoy Das: 8130780760Papier mache is an eco-friendly ancient craft of Bihar. The craft objects are made by mixing paper pulp from newspaper or waste paper with multani mitti, methi powder (for fragrance and protection from insects), dardmeda powder obtained from the local Dardmeda plant, the juice of neem leaves and adhesive made from water and wheat flour. After creating the mould of the object more pulp is added to give the right shape and in a moist state, the object is polished and dried. When completely dry, the object is coloured in vibrant hues minerals, roots and flowers or poster colours.Papier-mache toys and dolls are modelled on folk tradition which has continued to find vibrant expression in their work. Traditionally, women used papier mache to make household utility items like vessels and storage containers. The motifs used for decorating the items are inspired from Madhubani painting. This craft is usually practised in pockets of Madhubani clusters.

Date- 5 November

Time- 10:00 Am to 4:00 Pm

Venue- Sanskriti Museums Sanskriti Kendra, Anandagram, Aya Nagar, M.G.Road , New Delhi-110047,India New Delhi India 110047

Entry- Rs 1000