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Antique Kathputli Puppet Handcrafted from Rajasthan India

This colorful antique Rajasthani Kathputli puppet is a wonderful conversation piece we found on a recent trip to Jodhpur, India. Lovingly hand carved and painted by artisans this pretty bridal puppet is a part of a long tradition of Indian folk history and ancient public storytelling. She is wearing a colorful bridal sari and jewelry. Her clothes and jewelry are also handmade.

Due to her 60+ year age this puppet has sustained some wear and tear. She is attached to a wood base for display (it no longer has puppet strings). The clothes are hand sewn from saris and the faces are painted and carved from wood.


  • Construction Materials: Wood & Fabric
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Dimensions: 14.5" High
  • Model Number: WL-B033B


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