Shadow puppet - 2004.106.3_01_3K


Shadow puppet

Medium:Made of hide, pierced, painted with wooden rods
Geography: Java, Indonesia
Date: 19th Century
Ht. 72 x Wt. 37 cm
Object number: 2004.106.3
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Julyan Mulock and Richard, Julian, and Nigel Mulock
Not on view
DescriptionShadow puppet of a god. Made of leather which has been cut and painted to depict the god. The god is painted gold, red and black. Operated by two rods, one is at the centre of the puppet and the other is attached to the hand.
Southeast Asia
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