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Maker, possibly by: Ki Bundhu
Maker, possibly by: Bekel Prayitna Wiguna

Shadow Puppet (Wayang Kulit) of Tuguwasesa, from the consecrated set Kyai Nugroho

1913

Water buffalo hide and horn, pigments, cotton, gold leaf

Object without control rod: 29 x 15 1/8 in. (73.66 x 38.42 cm) Object with control rod: 39 1/2 x 15 1/8 in. (100.33 x 38.42 cm)
The Dr. Walter Angst and Sir Henry Angest Collection
2018.130.1.4
Culture: 
Java, Yogyakarta
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Performing Arts - Puppetry
Geography: 
Made in Java, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Purchased from one of the children of Ir. Suhartoyo in 1999. Originally the property of Prince Tejokusumo, one of the sons of Sultan Hamengkubuwono of the Seventh of Yogyakarta

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.