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.
"Performances of shadow puppet theatre are accompanied by gamelan in Java, and by "gender wayang" in Bali." - (Not sure what 'gender wayang" means. Wayang is the name given first-born children in Bali.