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  hun krabok

 

Thailand

A puppet of the hun krabok theatre, representing the character Sut Sahkhon in the Phra Aphaimani story. Hun krabok puppets are made from a short bamboo cylinder called krabok, which is covered with a sleeveless shirt embroidered with brocade, whilst the head and neck is cut from wood.

See also POSTAGE STAMPS (1) and (2).