Indo-Pacific Art
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Artist: Ki Embal Cermomigar

Rod Puppet (Wayang Golek) of a Dancer (Gambyong)

early 19th century

Wood, water buffalo horn, pigments, silk, velvet, cotton, gold leaf, metal earrings, gold thread

24 1/4 x 4 x 3 5/8 in. (61.6 x 10.2 x 9.2 cm)
The Dr. Walter Angst and Sir Henry Angest Collection
2018.130.3.1
Geography: 
Made in Central Java, Indonesia
Culture: 
Java
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Performing Arts - Puppetry
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Purchased in Solo in 2005/2006.

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.