The ingenuity lies in carving so many little ones all within a single ball. ... at work in designs, the stylized floral and bird motifs balanced by complicated geometrical forms; the superb dreamy lattice ... It seems to have enjoyed patronage at home as also received added encouragement from overseas markets, since Kerala had trade ... The Kerala carvers show their best workmanship, sometimes even in very small items: the depiction of a beggar has enough details to make a vivid story.
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