Accession Nr.: 66.46.1
Type: puppetry and shadow play; carving; textile arts
Date of production:
second half of the 19th century − early 20th century
Place of production:
Materials/Techniques: carved, painted wood; batik textile
Dimensions: height: 82 cm
Other name: Duhsasana. Wayang golek purwa puppet from Ernő Zboray's Collection. The rod puppet was repainted around the 1920s. It depicts one of the generals of the Kurawa army, the one who humilliated Queen Draupadi. He is kin and enemy of the Pandawa brothers in the Mahabharata epic poem and all those wayang plays based on it.