Cream Rabbit with Flowers Hand Painted Papier Mache Box
The Cream Rabbit Box is decorated with a few flowers hand painted by skilled artisans in Kashmir. The head and ears are yellow with a cream nose, the body has a two flowers each side and one on the front. The underside and base plain cream, undecorated, apart from a narrow band of decoration around the centre just below the line of the opening.
The Rabbit is lying with its ears flattened on its back. The lid of the box lifts off to reveal a black interior. There may be slight irregularities in the lip and interior due to the box being handmade
Like all Kashmiri hand painted boxes design of the outside varies in colour, using a traditional style of decoration mainly flowers. The pattern generally extends to the line of the opening, sometimes there is decoration around this line.