wayang golek (Rod Puppet)

Physical description

A three-dimensional wood puppet of a human figure. The face is painted light pink with wide red eyes, a big nose, and black facial hair including a moustache. Wearing an elaborate red, blue, white, and gold headdress. The neck is painted gold. The body is painted dark pink with breasts and a navel. The arms are painted dark pink with a red bracelet each. Wearing a grey grassy patterned batik (?) skirt on a brown background. The arms are riveted at the joints with red fabric and have a wood marionnette stick. The head is separate - the neck fits into a hole in the shoulders of the body.