Maya Kerthyasa lent us her amazing line drawing skills to create a board filled with Balinese myths. Snakes and Ladders, known as Ular Tangga in Bahasa Indonesia, has its origins in second century India.
Snakes and Ladders board game filled with mythical creatures of Bali comes with a special handmade box. Entirely handmade, screen printed on natural dyed cotton with wooden dice and tokens. This is a special collaboration between Threads of Life and Elami and Co.
As a special present for yourself or your loved one we will send direct to them with a note from you.
This version of Snakes and Ladders is inspired by Balinese life and mythology. At the bottom the turtle Bedawang Nala carries the world and is accompanied by the two dragons Basuki and Anantaboga. Spiritual nirvana is represented by Mount Agung and the heavenly realm above.
The other illustrations are symbols of fertility, creation, enlightenment, abundance, death, disease, disaster and knowledge. Many of these symbolic drawings are inspired by life in and around the Balinese kitchen.” Maya Kerthyasa, illustrator.
Screen printed on 100% cotton dyed with mud dye size 50 x 50 cm / 19.5 x 19.5 in, 2 wooden dice and 4 wooden tokens, natural dyes by the Threads of Life Dye Studio, Shipped in a handmade paper box, Made in Bali, 2021.
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