Peacock Shaped Wooden Tikka | Vermillion Box With Floral Engraving. L 21 x W 7 x H 7 cm

This is an exquisite handmade wooden tikka box for storing of vermilion and is shaped like a peacock handengraved with floral motifs and the sliding cover which when open, displays 2 compartments / sections for keeping the powder dry and safe.

Such tikka or make up boxes were used in the mid century for storing " sindhoor" a red powder made from dried flowers known as vermilion and only worn by married women in the parting of their hair to show respect for their spouse , their long life and is a sign of being married.

The box measures: Length: 21 cm x Height 7 cm x Width 7 cm
Weight: 250 grams.

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