This puppet is antique and was actually used for several years in Javanese Shadow Theatre.
Macan is the tiger, a powerful and frightening animal that shadow puppet main characters have to face, in order to prove their courage.
The painting is old and stripped in several parts, one hind leg is detached from the base, the stick is made of wood.
Original Antique Wayang Kulit
Handcrafted in: Central Java - Indonesia
Material: water buffalo leather
Body Size: 73 cm wide
Total Size: 40 cm high
Conditions: stripped painting, slightly detached hind leg. 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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