This is an example of a shadow puppet - a finely cut Wayang Kulit puppet from Java, Indonesia. Made from buffalo skin with rods made from cow horns.
Wayang Golek, Sundanese (One of Indonesian Ethnic Group) Rod Puppets Show - West Java, Indonesia
from Petit Cabinet de Curiosites
Wayang Purwa the legendary Puppet from Java
rod puppets | Wayang Golek Rod Puppets, Java, Indonesia | Object Lessons - Ceremony ...
Wayang Ukur by Sukasman.
Gunungan, symbolize the world or the earth on traditional Javanese puppet story (Wayang).
Leather Wayang of Central Java, Indonesia
Carved and painted wood, fabric. The Museum of Oriental Art, Moscow
A buffalo-hide puppet used in Nang drama (Nang Talung), a form of shadow play from Thailand.
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Shadow puppet antique collection Balinese hand made painted leather eleven puppets movement control struts are hand carved animal horn makes for a truly fine shadow puppet antique collection.
Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet. Bali
Wayang kulit puppet, Central Java
playing by one person called "dalang" .the puppet handmade from cow skin, carved n coloured.
us - Shadow Puppets. using hand made puppets of leather and wood against a sheet and oil lamps ---