• Product Code: 7459
  • Made by: Aphisit Jromsri

Made in THAILAND

Leather Silhouette, 'Gold Dragon'

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Description:

Artisan Aphisit keeps the nang taloong tradition alive for you with this intricate dragon silhouette. He carves and hammers it from water buffalo hide and paints it in gold.

Handcrafted leather silhouettes are an ancient tradition in the Thai kingdom, especially in the South. They are used as characters in shadow plays called nang taloong and as temple and palace art.

This item will be shipped rolled (unstretched) and unframed.

This item may vary slightly in colors, weight and size. Color discrepancies may occur between this item and your computer screen.


Details:

Size: 18.0 cm W x 53.0 cm H.

Weight: 0.021 kg

Materials: Water buffalo leather.


About the Artisan:

This leather silhouette was handcrafted by Aphisit Jromsri. He was born in Phitsanuloke province and now lives with his wife and children in Samud Prakarn. The art of leather silhouette carving has been his wife’s family legacy for generations. He is the last carver in his family and hopes his art will not die out with his generation.

... Read Aphisit's full biography on Ezistock Blog.


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