Handmade by puppeteer, musician and master craftsman, Kadek Budi Setiawan, this puppet is a comical depication of a woman smoking. The mouth is operated by a string held in the puppeteer’s hand. A collector’s item, this puppet is rarely used.
Listen to samples of gender wayang, the instruments used to accompany Balinese puppet shows. Watch a video of a puppet show in Bali: