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Date

c. 2015

Description

This is a handmade Burmese character puppet representing Zawgyi. Zawgyi in traditions is depicted as a magician, alchemist, or shaman. this puppet is thought to have powerful healing abilities, for instance, if his magic stick touches an individual who is ill they should quickly recover. This puppet is made from cloth (various materials), string, and wood.

Item Type

other

Material Type

mixed

Date Uploaded

04.16.2018

Dimensions

15.5 X 5.5 X 34.5

Dimensions Notes

All measurements were taken in centimeters. Measurements are listed as “length by width by height” or “height by diameter” unless otherwise noted.

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License

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