I am fascinated by shadow puppets and marionettes. I started collecting them in while in graduate school with a dream of someday visiting Java, Bali and Burma (Myanmar). That dream is yet unfulfilled but planning has begun and will have to include a trip to Borneo too.
Javanese wayang klitlik puppet from my own collection.
Balinese shadow puppet depicting Api or Fire at the American a Museum of Natural History.
Javanese wayang klitlik puppets also at AMNM.
My Burmese marionettes.
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thanks for your comments. sad you cannot post more often.
i don’t know why but they all look a bit scary, lovely but still scary 😀 enjoy your travel plannings!
Thanks – I don’t find them scary but some if friends have said the same thing.