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Pavakathakali 01:

This image is showing an image of glove puppet theater.Glove puppets are also known as sleeve, hand or palm puppets and have their head made of either papier mache, cloth or wood with two hands emerging from just below the neck. The rest of the figure consists of a long flowing skirt. The puppet tradition is very popular in many regions of India such as in the state of Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal, Kerala, Rajsthan and in other states also. In this picture, there is the basic wooden puppet figure from a puppetry for of Kerala known as Pavakathakali. The word Pava means a doll.Pavakathakali came into existence in the 18th century due to the influence of Kathakali, the famous classical dance drama of Kerala.
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License:[Source CCRT ]Feb. 20, 2017, 11:58 a.m.
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