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Damarwulan, wayang klitik puppet
(early 20th century-mid 20th century)

Medium
painted and gilt-wood, bamboo, leather, cotton (string)
Measurements
45.5 × 37.5 × 1.5 cm irreg.
Place/s of Execution
Java, Indonesia
Inscription
none
Accession Number
AS4-1974
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1974
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Gordon Darling Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Wears sumping waderan on head, reserved for deities and members of the royal family, and multi-coloured rapekan, worn by princes and ministers, with a kris (sword). White face, neck and torso.