#694 White Wood Blocks

Acquired 2015

These fabric design white wood blocks are hand chiseled by the Maharani people from the City of Baneras (also known as Varanasi) in the Northern State of Ultar Pradesh in India. The pieces are chiseled and then the unique fabric applied. This set includes ten pieces. It is handmade in India from Mango wood which is a very soft wood. I ordered it through the internet - Overstock, Purchase Price, $43.99. October 2015.