This pair are made from cloth and wood and feature Shiva, one of the principal deities of Hinduism. This puppet shows the traditional dress of Rajasthan, India. It is made by a Performing Arts Group and its sale helps to fund their activities. It has been imported by a Recognised Fair Trade Company. Some distinctive characteristics of God Shiva are: (a) his seat and attire are tiger skin, (b) a number of cobras around his neck and shoulders, (c) his long matted hair tied in to a mop atop his head, (d) the trident he carries in his hand, (e) the sacred river Ganges falling upon his head and flowing by his side, (f) his body colour blue as a result of drinking the Demons poison thus saving the world form total distraction'.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Indian". The seller is "facinte_0" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.