shadow puppet

Shadow puppet representing a female character, elaborately cut from parchment and painted in red, green, yellow and black. It is articulated at the shoulders, elbows, wrists, waist, and knees, and the head slots into the collar at the neck. Rigid wires attach to the neck and hands.

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