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Red Chinar Powder Box

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The paper-Mache technique of using paper pulp for making decorative objects was first adopted in Kashmir in the 15th century by King Zain-ul-Abidin. Mir Sayyed Ali Hamdani, a Sufi mystic, came to Kashmir during the late 14th century along with his followers, many of whom were craftsmen. These craftsmen used hand-made paper pulp from Iran, Central Asia. It is also said that the prince had been imprisoned in Samarkand in Central-Asia for many years. The leader of craftsmen, Mir Syed Ali Hamdani, a Sufi mystic, also known as Shahi-Hamdan, was also instrumental in converting people in Kashmir to IslamThese artists who were also well-versed in other handicrafts such as woodcarving, copper engraving, and carpet weaving made Kashmir their permanent home.[They settled here along with their families.

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