This puppet is antique and was actually used for several years in Javanese Shadow Theatre.
Nara means person, Soma means moon, a person who is good-looking as moon. A well preserved puppet except for a foot detached from the base, has wooden sticks and a nice white face. Just like the moon.
Narasoma or Prabu Salya was the driver of Karna’s chariot in the battle against Arjuna in Baratayuda. The driver of Arjuna’s chariot was Kresna.
Original Antique Wayang Kulit
Handcrafted in: Central Java - Indonesia
Material: water buffalo leather
Body Size: 40 cm
Total Size: 60 cm
Conditions: one foot detached from the base. 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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