AN INITIATIVE OF CRAFT REVIVAL TRUST.  Since 1999
Janapada Loka – Lokamahal Museum

Janapada Loka – Lokamahal Museum

Janapada Loka – Lokamahal Museum

53km Ramanagram
Bangalore Mysore Road, Karnataka
India

M: 91-80-3362768, 91-8117-71555

E: janapada@hotmail.com

A private museum set up for the preservation of folklore and folk art forms – the 5000 artefacts are drawn from the life and arts of the large number of tribals and folk people throughout Karnataka. The collection includes models of mythical animals, costumes, Soma masks, weapons, life size figures, antique articles of worship, earthenware units, articles of everyday use such as mouse and pig traps, utensils, wooden kitchen artefacts and traditional musical instruments.
Textiles Section includes:
Silk Handloom, Koduva-Traditional dress, Dasaiah Traditional dress, Kinnari Jogi Traditional dress, Doddata Costumes, Yakshagana Costumes, Lambani Costumes
Crafts:
Decorated Baskets, Basinga-Head Dress of Bride & Brideroom, Wooden lamp stand, Wooden Kitchen ware, idols of chelur, Dasara Dolls, Leather puppets, String puppets, Terracota, Folk Musical Instruments, Play Things, Clay bells, Small vessels.Correspondence may be addressed to:The Chairman
Karnataka Janapada Parishath
No. 7