|Native Name||Wayang Golek|
|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Date Made:||Before 1929|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from M. Lemaire Devries, 1929|
Three-dimensional wooden puppet (wayang golek). Male figure. Black, gold and red fez. Hair painted red with queue bundled up and held in place at back of neck by black and white striped band. Closely fitting black tunic with five large gilt buttons. Light pink batik skirt with pale blue flowers, contrasting dark blue and pink batik sash. A Muslim character from the menak story cycle, which recounts the exploits of Amir Hamzah, an uncle of the Prophet Muhammad.
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