Wayang puppets are from Indonesia. They’re used in shadow puppet theater that’s also called Wayang. Wayang refers to both the puppets and the type of shadow puppet theater.
Here’s a video about Wayang Puppet Theater…
The photo below shows antique wayangs owned by Purabi Khisa.
Purabi wrote, "My wayangs… So far as I remember, these wayangs represent Ram and Seeta. They’re Indian Mythological characters from Ramayana representing good actions. Thanks to Nana, my sweet Indonesian friend who brought them for me all the way from Jakarta 18 years back!
Thanks for sharing Purabi!
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