wayang golek (Rod Puppet)

Physical description

A three-dimensional wood puppet of a monkey-like figure. The face is painted pink with big red eyes, a large protruding red upper lip, and black facial features. Wearing a simple red hat. Body is painted black. Wearing a blue and grey swirl patterned batik (?) skirt with pink, purple, and orange flowers. There are red and green arm ornaments. The arms are riveted at the joints with string and have a wood marionnette stick.