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Ogre (Buta), wayang golek cepak puppet
(c. 1955)

Medium
painted wood, rayon, cotton, bamboo, cotton (thread and string)
Measurements
(a-c) 62.8 × 56.5 × 12.5 cm irreg. (overall)
Place/s of Execution
north coast Java, Indonesia
Accession Number
AS14.a-c-1977
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1977
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
Wayang Golek puppet of figure of Arabian demon-like character. Large head, grey body, bare torso, blue/pink check skirt.