Indonesia and Burma and Restless Dreams as Summer Winds Down

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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5 thoughts on “Indonesia and Burma and Restless Dreams as Summer Winds Down

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