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Browsing items in: Wayang Kulit Collection of Shadow Puppets

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    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Indrajit
    • Ravana's son. Fights against Rama in the final battle of the Ramayana. Red face and black claw hair with half crown. Gold body with pink jeweled necklace. Long sarong and snake motif leg bands.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Basudewa
    • King from the Mahabharata. Red face. Gold body wearing blue and gold wings with green bird motif. Black claw hair. Long multicoloured bustle sarong. Blue snake motif arm and leg bands.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Anthropomorphic Monkey
    • Grey face with red round eyes, red mouth and gold teeth. White turban with bird motif. Long sarong.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Sutija
    • Male figure, possibly Sitija. Red face. Gold body. Five sided arm bands, Snake motif leg bands. Black hair with bird motif. Long sarong. Bahasa writing on red band between fee.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Bima
    • Character in the Mahabharata. Dismembered head with beige/pink face, white turban. Half crown, black hair and goatee.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Brown Buta
    • Buta is a generic name for a goblin-like monster. It also means blind, as in blind to the laws of the gods. Possibly from Ravana's kingdom. Big red eyes and exposed fangs. Half crown over large wavy black hair. Necklace and multicoloured sarong.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Anthropomorphic Demon Horse
    • Brown horse faced man with brown human body. Red eyes. Green wrist bands.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Bima
    • Male prince in the Mahabharata. Represents epitome of willpower and physical strength with supernatural aspects. Gold body, red round eyes. Claw hands. Checkered sarong with dragon faces along hem of pants. Black hair and moustache.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Burisrawa
    • Grandson of King Salya, an ogre. Used as an example of an unattractive, loud character with ideas above his station. Red face with round eyes. Gold body. Writing in between feet.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Kangsa
    • Illegitimate son of ogre king Gorawangsa who rebels against Basudewa, Krensa, Bima and Arjuna. Red face and gold body with chest and underarm hair. Black claw hair with half crown and bird motif.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Male Figure
    • Black face looking downwards. Black hair in a bun held with gold ornaments. Gold body wearing white bustle with gold and blue flowers. Red flowered belt. Green knot on bustle.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Jayadrata
    • King from the Mahabharata sided with the Korawa, born from Bima's caul. Red face, gold body with chest and underarm hair. Half crown, wings and long sarong.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Male Prince
    • Possibly one of Ravana's sons. Red face with round eyes. Gold body with chest and underarm hair. Pink sash, long sarong, blue snake motif ankle bands, and blue double bracelets. Full crown and open mouthed bird motif ornaments.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Dursasana
    • The second eldest fo the Korawa brothers from the Mahabharata. The epitome of cruelty. Red face with round eyes. Gold body with blue, black and green sarong. Black hair with half crown and green bird motif. Blue wrist and ankle bands.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Drestajumena
    • Prince, son of King Drupada. Kills priest Drona in the Mahabharata. Black face and black claw hair. Gold body wearing blue and pink bustle sarong.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Drestajumena
    • Male prince character from the Mahabharata. Black face and gold body with bird motif hair ornaments. Blue, pink and gold bustle sarong. Red wrist band. Blue and red ankle bands.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Boat
    • Boat with white/grey base, blue and red stripes along top and green filigree at ends. Oar with red detail.
    • 1870-1920

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