Indo-Pacific Art
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Artist: Ki Embal Cermomigar

Rod Puppet (Wayang Golek) of Badut

early 19th century

Wood, pigments, textile, cotton, gold leaf

24 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 3 5/8 in. (61.6 x 14 x 9.2 cm)
The Dr. Walter Angst and Sir Henry Angest Collection
2018.130.3.2
Culture: 
Java
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Performing Arts - Puppetry
Geography: 
Made in Central Java, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Purchased in Pakis from Widodo in 2009.

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.