This puppet is antique and was actually used for several years in Javanese Shadow Theatre.
It's a war scene, that is frequently used in Javanese shadow theatre to create an historical setting. Two lines of warriors, one horseback and one protected by shields, face the enemy on a wheeled war machine, geared with arrows. The very old looking of this amazing piece of art testifies its glorious performing past.
Original Antique Wayang Kulit
Handcrafted in: Central Java - Indonesia
Material: water buffalo leather
Sticks: no stick
Size: 59X36 cm
Conditions: stripped painting, detached parts, very old look. 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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