shadow puppet

Shadow puppet depicting Raden Bratasena, with black face and hair with a garuda mungkur behind. His long nails and waistcloth with a black and white checked pattern are characteristic of depictions of Bima as a young man, then called Bratasena. Made from brown card decorated overall with polychrome pigment and pierced detailing. The puppet has two articulated arms with rods, as well as a central rod (all attached with vegetable fibre cords).

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