An image of Cloth with design of wayang figures

Unknown Artist

Cloth with design of wayang figures

Location
Not on display
Further information

Across both Java and Bali gods, heroes and demons are all depicted in what has become the distinct and internationally recognized central Indonesian wayang mode: heads in profile with elongated facial features, elaborate headdresses, bodies twisted; and disproportionately long, segmented arms.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, 2006

Place of origin
Java, Indonesia
Year
circa 1900
Media
Textile
Medium
silk, dyes; batik
Dimensions
49.7 x 152.4 cm
Credit
Gift of Dr John Yu and Dr George Soutter 2005
Accession number
215.2005