SPECIAL ADVISORY: To safeguard against the spread of COVID-19, the Yale University Art Gallery will remain closed until further notice. Learn More

Indo-Pacific Art
PrevNext1 of 2
Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
PrevNext2 of 2
Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery

Puppet (Wayang Klitik) of Jaranan

early 20th century

Water buffalo hide, wood, pigments, cotton, textile, metal

21 1/2 × 10 1/4 in. (54.61 × 26.04 cm)
The Dr. Walter Angst and Sir Henry Angest Collection
2018.130.4
Geography: 
Made in Java, Indonesia
Culture: 
Java
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Performing Arts - Puppetry
Provenance: 

Purchased from Hermant of Tulung Agung in 2008

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.