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Buy Enchanting Radha Krishna Rasleela: A Floral Tholu Bommalata Masterpiece!
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Bewitching Blooms: Multi-Color Floral Tholu Bommalata Painting by Kanday Anjanapp for sale
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Ethereal Blooms: Red Floral Tholu Bommalata Tabletop Lamp by Kanday Anjanapp for sale

Ethereal Blooms: Red Floral Tholu Bommalata Tabletop Lamp by Kanday Anjanappa

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Whispers of Elegance: Enchanting splendour Tholu lamps by Kanday Anjanapp for sale

Whispers of Elegance: Enchanting splendour Tholu lamps by Kanday Anjanappa

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Enchanting Monochrome Splendour: Tholu Bommalatta Lamp by Kanday Anjanapp for sell

Enchanting Monochrome Splendour: Tholu Bommalatta Lamp by Kanday Anjanappa

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About Tholu Bommalata

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This artform is recognised by The Government of India as a part of its One District One Product (ODOP) Initiative. Learn More

Tholu is Telegu for leather, while Bommalu is Telegu for puppet dance. Tholu is claimed to have started during the reign of the Satavahana dynasty about 200 BCE. However, the oldest evidence for it dates back to the 15th century, under the reign of Krishnadeva Raya of the Vijayanagara kingdom. Tholu Bommalata preparation is intertwined with the region's shadow puppetry. In the region, there are two types of shadow puppetry: sutram bommalata and koyya bommalata. In 2008, the Government of India designated it as a Geographical Indication.

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