Puja Netuma (offering dance)

Nadagama string puppet depicting a figure, 'Puja Netuma (offering dance)', with a wooden head and limbs, decorated with polychrome pigments and attached hair. The puppet wears a blue and white, patterned sarong/skirt, a black top decorated with green ribbon and gold coloured braid, and a headdress decorated with beads and braid. The puppet holds a piece of white textile, decorated with lilac floral sprays, between her hands. It has a wooden suspension bar and vegetable fibre strings.

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