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Shillong
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Pondicherry
Exquisite bronze sculptures were produced in the Tamil country

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Tolpavakoothu

Images of puppets belonging to the Koonathara troupe, a prominent tolpavakoothu troupe in north Kerala, are displayed below. Also shown are images of a koothumaadam and musical instruments. Koothumaadam is the playhouse on the temple premises where tolpavakoothu is traditionally performed. Featured here is the koothumaadam that belongs to the Aryan kaavu in Palakkad.   

 

Further reading

Venu G. 1990. Shadow Puppets of Kerala. Delhi: Sangeeta Nataka Akademi.