Leather shadow puppetry of Andhra Pradesh is known as Tholu Bommalata, (Tholu – leather, Bommalata – puppet dance)
The art of puppetry flourished in Andhra Pradesh, performing stories of divine, Stories from the great characters were performed and went on for several nights. In olden days artisans used natural colors to create these leather puppets .But now-a days they are using Silkthread Colors to paint these puppets. These puppets are famous for their designs and variety of colors. The beauty of this puppets will be more against the light.
Puppet shows used to be one of the entertainment channel in those days, Not anymore. Instead of leaving this art the artisans took different forms to showcase their art just like Paintings, table lamps, floor lamps and wall decor.
BULB not included.
Note : Do Not Put Water On The Lampshade