Puppet (wayang golek)

Description
Used in the telling of an epic tale called The Mahabharata, this wooden puppet represents a noble called Bima. He is depicted with a snake around his neck. Bima is a rather tough character who does not consider the beauty of things, but rather their usefulness.
Accession Loan No.
112/2000/2
Collection Class
Religion and magic
Common Name
puppet (wayang golek)
Simple Name
puppet
Full Name
puppet representing Bima (wayang golek)
Dimensions
whole height 775 mm; part depth 110 mm
Production County
Java
Production Country
Indonesia
Production Area Region
South-East Asia
Production Continent
Asia
Family Group

Collection Area Region
SE
Collection Continent
Asia

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