Batara Kama

Rod puppet, wayang golek, depicting the god 'Batara Kama' , possibly Batara Kamajaya, with a wooden body, two articulated arms and operating rods attached with vegetable fibre cord. Carved wooden head wearing an elaborate headdress including woolen tassels. Decorated overall with polychrome paints. The puppet wears a textile chest ornament decorated with beads and sequins, a matching apron and a brown, black and cream batik patterned textile skirt. Central operating rod.

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