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Title

Cloth with design of wayang figures

circa 1900

Artists

Unknown Artist

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Java Indonesia
    Date
    circa 1900
    Media category
    Textile
    Materials used
    silk, dyes; batik
    Dimensions
    49.7 x 152.4 cm
    Credit
    Gift of Dr John Yu and Dr George Soutter 2005
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    215.2005
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

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  • About

    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

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Java

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition