Flying Mermaid Goddess Mobile Crib Guardian Carved Wood Bali Art Mauve 16"
Winged Dewi Ratih Mermaid Goddess Winged Flying Balinese Mobile, she is the the Balinese Hindu Lunar Goddess of beauty with comb & mirror is whimsical mobile that is handcrafted in Bali by a talented family of artisans.
Albesia wood, a sustainable fast growing wood is hand carved & hand painted with shades of Deep Mauve in acrylic paints and decorated with touches red & of gold leaf on her flowing wings. The faces are so sweet!
In Bali originally mobiles like this have been used as protector or guardians of infants. Once a baby's navel cord has fallen off, a Dewi is hung over the baby's cradle. Often taking the form of a heavenly nymphs or goddesses (bidadhari) with the body of a bird or fish & wings of a bird.
- Each mobile will be slightly different in carving, facial expression and paint placement, this is not a flaw, but a reflection of the handcrafted origins of this unique product.
- The wings & arms are removable for easy shipping
- Complete with cord and ready to hang
- Approx. size: 16" long head to tail x 6" wing span
- Sustainable albesia wood
- Artisan crafted in Bali Indonesia