This puppet is antique and was actually used for several years in Javanese Shadow Theatre.
Gajah is an elephant, a mighty, sometimes sacred and always very respected animal that we find deeply rooted in all Asian cultures.This single wooden stick puppet is quite old, as you can see from the stretched painting all over its body. The black skin and the red decorations make it very sophisticated and decorative.
Original Antique Wayang Kulit
Handcrafted in: Central Java - Indonesia
Material: water buffalo leather
Body Size: 41 cm
Total Size: 60 cm
Conditions: stripped painting. Signs of the wearing effect of time on antique puppets are not a defect but are to be considered proof of their authenticity.
Availability: This puppet is an unique handmade craft. What you see is exactly the item you'll receive.
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