Purohita Bamuna (adviser)

String puppet depicting a male figure, 'Purohita Bamuna (adviser)', with a wooden head - including a moveable jaw - and limbs decorated with polychrome pigments and attached vegetable fibre hair. The puppet wears an orange costume, a belt with applique detailing including sequins, a red and turquoise scarf with metallic thread decoration, and a gold coloured turban. The puppet is holding five pieces of paper in his left hand and a detachable torch or staff in his right hand. It has a wooden suspension bar and vegetable fibre strings.

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