This Vintage "Kavaad" is an amazing folding wooden handcrafted temple of the 3 Lords Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra framed on black silk.
Displaying hinged doors, wooden figures of the 3 Lords are handcrafted from mango wood and hand painted with natural vegetable colours and dyes by skilled artisans from the south of India. It has been then framed in a Polystyrene frame on black silk fabric.
The name "Jagannath" or Lord of the Universe, is invariably a collective representation of the Triad (Jagannath - Balabhadra ( Jagannath's brother and Subhadra, his sister ) and has been in use since the dawn of the last millenium representing right knowledge, right thought and right perception.
The oldest and most famous Jagannath deity is established in Puri. The temple of Jagannath in Puri is regarded as one of the Char Dham (sacred Hindu pilgrimage places) in India.
Size of frame : 54cm x 47 cm ( Frame is made from polystyrene, an enviornment friendly material )
Size of Kavaad : Height 30 cm x Length 15 cm x Width 6.5 cm
Size of Kavaad when open: 24 cm
Colours used: Red, yellow , green, blue , black - natural colours
Weight: 1.2 kilograms
Care: The Kavaad is made from mango wood and is slightly fragile. Please be careful while opening or closing the doors of the wooden temple. Ideally used as wall decor as a decorative with doors open.