A testament to creativity by our skilled artisans from Kashmir, is this handmade clutch made with composite material consisting of paper pieces and pulp. This work of art is mostly reinforced with textiles, bound with an adhesive, such as glue, starch, or wallpaper paste. It is based primarily on paper pulp, and is a richly decorated, colourful artifact.
Generations of craftsmen in Kashmir adopted techniques of art over centuries from travelling artisans, most recently in the 15th century from the followers of King Zain-ul-Abidin. A collective of woodcarving, copper engraving, carpet weaving and hand-made paper pulp art called Papier-Mache.