48" Tall by 20" Wide x 16" Deep
Chesa is a Burmese Yok-Thei Puppet. Please refer to the information on the previous page about the history & traditions of this form of puppetry.
He is carved in teak wood with an authentic vintage costume rich in sequin detail, ample couched metllic thread, large thick red, silver, green foil backed glass roundels & gold leaf on the face & body. The garment is 19cy court costume. He is fully functional . He looks great sitting as well as hanging.
The Burmese are Master Puppeters creating awesome shows for the wonderment of all. Their costumes are magnificent, often showing the intricate sequin work for which the Burmese are so well known.
Handcrafted in Burma now called Myanmar