The History of Wayang Kulit in Java | Java Indonesia Surabaya Tour Operator, Tour Travel Agency

Wayang is an ancient Javanese word meaning “shadow” or “ghost.” It is also the name for the traditional sacred dramas of Java and Bali. There are seven main forms of wayang, but wayang kulit, or shadow-puppet theater,

Doll Date: 19th–20th century Culture: Indonesian (Javanese peoples) Medium: cotton Dimensions: Height: 24 in. (61 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Ely Jacques Kahn, 1950

Doll Date: century Culture: Indonesian (Javanese peoples) Medium: cotton Dimensions: Height: 24 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mr.

UNESCO designated Wayang Kulit, a shadow puppet theatre and the best known of the Indonesian wayang, as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity on 7 November 2003. In return for the acknowledgment, UNESCO required Indonesians to preserve their heritage. Dewi Wara Srikandi

~ UNESCO designated wayang kulit, a shadow puppet theatre and the best known of the indonesian wayang, as a masterpiece of oral and intangible heritage of humanity ~

Traditional Handmade Javanese Wooden Mask BAtik Painting Home & Wall Decor $45.50

Traditional Handmade Javanese Wooden Mask BAtik Painting Home & Wall Decor $45.50

Photo by: Richard Termine Batara Brama; Indonesia; Wayang Golek; c. 1955. Wayang Golek is the only variety of round, wooden puppet found in Indonesia. Its use is confined to the western parts of Java. Gift of Nancy L. Staub. Permanent Collection.

Photo by: Richard Termine Batara Brama; Wayang Golek is the only variety of round, wooden puppet found in Indonesia. Its use is confined to the western parts of Java.

Mahogany batik mask, 'Jogjakarta Sultan' 11" H x 8.25" W x 3.9" D

Hand Crafted Wood Batik Mask Indonesian Style Art, 'Jogjakarta Sultan'

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