Saturday, 30 March 2013

Stamps with Leather

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Stamps with material affixed - Leather

Indonesia 2012 – World Stamp Championship Jakarta – Stamp with puppet piece made of buffalo hide

Indonesia Post issued a special Souvenir sheet on 18 June 2012 during the World Stamp Championship held at Jakarta from 18-24 June 2012 which features Mahabharata characters Bhima, Arjuna, Yudhistra, Nakula, Sadewa, and Pandava Lima from Wayang Kulit which is a unique form of puppet theatre employing light and shadow.

The puppets are crafted on buffalo hide and mounted on bamboo sticks, When held up behind a piece of white cloth, with an electric bulb or an oil lamp as a light source, shadows are cast on the screen, There is a special stamp made up of light hide which is pasted on the stamp design

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