Inviting and welcoming is this kuchi hand appliqued toran. A wonderful asset to display in foyers and make people who enter feel very special. Recycled ornate material, most with some form of embroidery or sequins , is hand appliqued onto the black material base of the toran. The toran is trimmed in multicoured fringeing and has ten red tassles with beads hanging from the base.
Every one of these torans is unique depending on the material used.
Width is approx. 105 cms
Length is approx 47 cms ( excluding loops and tassles)
Handmade by an artisan at Artisans Effort, a fair trade Organization in Kolkata,West Bengal, India.There are more than 150 families involved with Artisans Effort. 60% are women and 40% are men. Since Artisans Effort is an artisans based organization, the artisans needs and difficulties are very closely understood.
At present, Artisans Effort looks after the education responsibility of nine poor and needy children from Asansol (West Bengal ) Their books, uniforms and school fees are paid for.
Artisans Effort proposes that in the future they will open a school for poor and needy children