wayang papet

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Shadow play or also known as shadow puppetry is an ancient form of storytelling and entertainment which uses flat articulated figures (shadow puppets) to create the impression of moving humans and other three-dimensional objects.

Wayang Kulit Puppet

My mother was born in Indonesia, & she owned a shadow puppet that looked rather like the tallest one here. It provided me with TONS of 'nightmare fuel' as a child (& still does!

Wayang Kulit Puppet

playing by one person called "dalang" .the puppet handmade from cow skin, carved n coloured.

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