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Description

Rod puppet of Kamajaya, the god of love. The puppet has a white face with finely painted features and red smiling lips slightly parted. On his head is a large headdress, curved above the head at the back, painted gold. In front of the ear on the left side is a hanging pink pompom. A black velvet bib hangs around the neck and covers the torso, and is decorated with sequence and beads. At the waist sits a long sarong, tied with green twine. Below the sarong is a wooden stick that extends up through the torso and into the puppet’s head to control its movement. The puppet’s arms are moveable at shoulder and elbow by wooden sticks attached to each hand. The elbow joints are tied with green twine. The parts of the puppet are (a) head, (b) body, (c) arm stick, (d) torso stick, (e) stand. The arm stick for the right hand has become detached.

History Of Use

Wayang goleck, an Indonesian rod puppet called Kamajaya, the god of love.

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