kondapalli dolls Bullock cart -Navaratri golu dolls-sankranthi Bommala koluvu

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kondapalli dolls Bullock cart 

is made of locally avilable wood and they are  famous globally for their light weight, vibrant colors.

These dolls are themed around Rural life, village life, Farming , village professions, animals and also on Mythology like Ram parivar, Dasavatara etc

The artisans who make these toys are known as ‘Aryakshatriyas’.

It is said that these craftsmen migrated from Rajasthan to Kondapalli around the 16th century bringing with them the art of crafting toys. This 400-year old tradition has passed on from generation to generation with every member taking part in the toy-making activity in ‘Toy Colony’ of Kondapalli, There is also reference to this group of people in the “Brahmanda Purana”. This community claims its origin to Muktharishi, who is said to have been endowed with skills in arts and crafts by Lord Shiva himself. ( courtesy – D’source )

These dolls are displayed in sankranthi Bommala koluvu and Navaratri golu.

Kondapalli toys are made of wood available locally called as Tella Poniki (White Sander wood and botanically called Jiuotia Rotteri Fromis).

Several natural materials like makku (gluing paste of tamarind seed powder & saw dust), sudda (lime), temma jiguru (acacia gum) and natural dyes are used to finish the toys

Most of the families learnt the craft of Kondapalli toys from their ancestors and it is been passed from generation to generation

This Bullock cart represents typical village seller…

Good choice for gifting, Home decor, you can place in Navaratri golu or sankranthi bommala koluvu

The product contains 

  1. kondapalli Doll -Bullock cart 

This doll represents Harvest…

A harvest festival is an annual celebration which occurs around the time of the main harvest of a given region.

Given regional differences in climates and crops .

Harvest festivals can be found at various times throughout the world.

Akhatrij (Akshaya Tritiya): celebrated in West India, especially the Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Goa and Konkan regions

Bhogali Bihu (or Magh Bihu): Assam, marks the end of harvesting season in mid-January

Gudhi Padwa: celebrated by the Marathi people in Maharashtra, Karnataka, India

Holi: Northwest India, especially Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Telangana, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Gujarat

Lohri: North India, especially Punjab

Onam and Vishu: agricultural festivals celebrated by Malayali people in Kerala, Chhattisgarh and other places

Pongal: celebrated by the Tamil people in Tamil Nadu, India and other places

Puthari / Huthari: Coorg, Karnataka in south India

Sankranthi or Makar Sankranti: almost all regions of India, including Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal; celebrated in January;

goes by different names in different states Traditional New Year: celebration in Sri Lanka coincides with the harvest festival in mid-April

Ugadi: celebrated by Telugu people in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Kannadigas in Karnataka, India

Vaisakhi (or Baisakhi): celebrated by Punjabi people in Punjab, other parts of North India and elsewhere; falls on the first day of Vaisakh month (usually mid-April), and marks the Punjabi New Year

Vasant Panchami: West India, especially Gujarat; celebrated in Nepal, West Bengal, and Bangladesh to invoke wisdom and .; in the Punjab region, it is celebrated as the Basant Festival of kites.

Additional information

Weight 174 kg
Dimensions 19.5 x 9 x 14 cm

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