shadow puppet

Painted leather shadow puppet showing women churning milk to make butter. There is a cat sitting near the woman on the right. In the centre a half hidden figure in blue might be that of Lord Krishna who liked eating freshly churned butter. As a child he and his friends stole butter from the women. This story is often depicted in tales of the life of Lord Krishna. Central supporting rod. 58.5cm x 48cm

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