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Sundanese people Java, Indonesia, Cirebon
Wilkataksini, wayang golek puppet [Wayang golek puppet] early 20th century Description: character from the Ramayana
Title Notes: Wilkatasini works with Rahwana and forces of evil. He is the controller of the sea. He uses his trunk to suck the sea dry or to blow to cause a storm or trap of destroy good characters
Place made: Java, Indonesia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, wood, batik cotton fabric, pigments, bamboo; carving
Dimensions: 74.6 h x 16.0 w x 13.2 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of John Davenport, 2006
Accession No: NGA 2006.731