Kashmiri Papier Mache Art. This exquisite utility box has been hand painted by kashmiri artists drawing insiration from their beautiful legacy of art. The Papier Mache art form originally from Persia was initiated in Kashmir with the art of paper making and writing in the 15th century during the reign of Badshah Zain-ul-Abedin in Kashmir. The art now manifests itself on cloth stone wood and metal apart from moulded paper pulp. This beautiful art form has been adapted to create these exquisite items of beauty and utility.