Fantastic examples of Javanese wooden puppets from late 19th century to 20th century. These puppets were once used in theatrical performance art that's unique to Javanese culture. The puppets are hand-carved with delicate hand-painted facial features, their mouths open to reveal a red tongue. The female is dressed in headgear made of fabric with hand embroidered embellishments while the male wears a fabric head band around its forehead. Both puppets are mounted a custom metal stand
  • *Era: Antique
  • *Material: Wood/ Fabric/ Metal
  • *Size: Female: 4.5 "(L) x 5“(D) x 14"(H) Male:  4"(L) x 4.5“(D) x 13"(H)
  • *Color: Beige/Multi
  • *Condition: Wear consistent with age and use, blemishes and imperfections will be present. These are not to be consider defects but rather part of its character and historical value. Shows chips, paint loss and wear in fabric.

Found in Java

  • **Please bear in mind that colors of products shown may vary slightly from their original color due to monitor display settings or photography studio lighting.

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