Rod Puppet Item Number: B378 from the MOA: University of British Columbia


A three-dimensional wood puppet of a page boy puppet dressed in a batik skirt of black and brown on white. He is painted with a white face that has black facial features and a red mouth. There is a green downward pointing triangle painted on the chest. There is a black and red shoulder band and wrist band on each arm. Wearing a simple green hat. Body is painted gold. The arms are riveted at the joints with string and have a wood marionnette stick.

Cultural Context

Page-boy, for wayang golek plays.