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KATHAKALI VILAKKU

Kathakali is a 300 year old classical art form of Kerala. The lamp used while performing Kathakali is known as Kathakali vilakku or Kalivilakku or Attavilakku. Kathakali Vilakku, unlike other lamps, is huge yet simple.
Acc No: 135
Measurement: 150.5 x 78.5 cm