Shadow puppets have been used by many Eastern and Western cultures to tell their stories. This is an example of a finely cut Wayang Kulit puppet from Java, Indonesia. It is made from buffalo skin with rods made from cow horns.
eclektic: Wayang Golek Rod puppets, mostly associated with the Sundanese culture of West Java
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Wayang Kulit (Shadow Puppet), Indonesia
Javanese shadow puppet. An intricate work of art.
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Leather Wayang of Central Java
Gunungan, symbolize the world or the earth on traditional Javanese puppet story (Wayang).
Wayang golek puppets Java, Indonesia. 20th century. Carved and painted wood, fabric. The Museum of Oriental Art, Moscow
A buffalohide puppet used in Nang drama (Nang Talung), a form of shadow play from Thailand.
Indonesian Shadow Puppets template