Rod puppet, wayang golek, representing a refined male character which could be used for several charcaters, including Bambang Kaca or Sumantri, for example. He has quite wide almond-shaped eyes and hair in the style known as apit urang, or pinching shrimp, with a hair curl beneath the ears. He wears a diadem. Face painted cream. Garuda muncur (eagle looking backwards) in the headdress. Wears a red bodice and apron, each with fringing and decorated with sequins. Fine-lined parang design in the batik skirt cloth is overlaid with a design of red leaves, with blue and green details. An upper arm band and bracelet on each arm, each consisting of a plain lower section and an upper section with triangular painted designs. Articulated arms, from which hands project at right angles. Java, Indonesia.

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