shadow puppets

In response to beckyb’s squares: two of a kind.

**’nang yai’-  is a form of shadow play found in (mostly) southern Thailand. Puppets are made of painted buffalo hide, while the story is narrated by songs, chants and music.

lanterns

In response to becky’s squares: light.

A lantern is a portable source of lighting, typically featuring a protective enclosure for the light source—usually a candle or a wick in oil—to make it easier to carry and hang up, and make it more reliable outdoors or in drafty interiors.