wayang golek (Rod Puppet)

Physical description

A three-dimensional wood puppet of a monkey-like figure. The face is painted red, with big black eyes, a large protruding upper lip with an open mouth showing the white teeth, and the red tongue, and black facial features. Wearing a black, red, and white conical hat. The upper body is painted yellow with a pattern of black inverted u forms. Wearing a red-brown maroon and beige-brown plaid skirt with a red-brown maroon fabric belt. The arms are riveted at the joints with string and have a wood marionnette stick.