Kathakali in Ramacham

Kathakali in Ramacham

Kerala House Boat 12 inch

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BOT 036
Availability: In stock
1,450.00
Kerala traditional house boat, are huge, slow-moving barges used for leisure trips. They are a reworked model of Kettuvallams (in the Malayalam language, Kettu means "tied with ropes", and Vallam means "boat"), which, in earlier times, were used to carry rice and spices from Kuttanad to the Kochi port.

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  • Hand Made
  • 10 Days Returnable

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Kerala traditional house boat, are huge, slow-moving barges used for leisure trips. They are a reworked model of Kettuvallams (in the Malayalam language, Kettu means "tied with ropes", and Vallam means "boat"), which, in earlier times, were used to carry rice and spices from Kuttanad to the Kochi port. Kerala houseboats were considered a convenient means of transportation. The popularity of Kettuvallams has returned in the function as major tourist attractions. The hull is made of wooden planks that are held together by ropes of coconut fiber; the usual wood is 'Anjili'. The roof is made of bamboo poles and palm leaves. The exterior of the boat is painted with protective coats of cashew nut oil. This is a miniature of the houseboat for home decor. The handcrafted miniatures of the house boat are mainly made of rose wood and Screw pine which is good option for gifting, representing the traditions of Kerala.
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Length (in) 12.5
Width (in) 3.5
Height (in) 4.5
Material Rain tree and Screwpine
Processing Time 5 days
Shipping Cost Free
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