Wayang Kulit

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Kayon1 Gunungan / Kayon
Made by Suwardi
2000
Kadipolo, Yogyakarta


DewaRuci Dewa Ruci
God of the Human Spirit
Related to Bathara Indra, Bathara Bayu
2002
Pocung, Yogyakarta


BatharaBayu Bathara Bayu
God of the Wind
Related to Bathara Indra, Dewa Ruci
1941
Surakarta


Kunthi Kunthi
Matriarch of Pandawa family
Mother of Puntadewa, Bima, Arjuna, Nakula and Sadewa
1941
Surakarta, Central Java


Puntadewa Puntadewa
Pandawa family
Oldest child of Kunthi
1941
Surakarta, Central Java


Bima Bima (young Werkudara)
Pandawa family
Son of Kunthi
1970
Surakarta


Arjuna Arjuna
Pandawa family
Son of Kunthi
1941
Surakarta, Central Java


Nakula Nakula
Pandawa family
Son of Kunthi, twin brother of Sadewa
1941
Surakarta, Central Java


Sadewa Sadewa
Pandawa family
Son of Kunthi, twin brother of Nakula
1941
Surakarta, Central Java


Keparak1 Keparak
Servant / Lady in waiting
1941
Surakarta, Central Java


Keparak2 Keparak
Servant / Lady in waiting
Made by Suwardi
2002
Kadipolo, Yogyakarta


Cangik Cangik
Servant
Mother of Limbuk
Made by Suwardi
2002
Kadipolo, Yogyakarta


Limbuk Limbuk
Servant
Daughter of Cangik
1941
Surakarta, Central Java


Semar Semar
Clown (Pandawa Servant)
Father of Gareng, Petruk and Bagong
1941
Surakarta, Central Java


Gareng Gareng
Clown (Pandawa servant)
Oldest son of Semar
1941
Surakarta, Central Java


Petruk Petruk
Clown (Pandawa servant)
Middle son of Semar
1941
Surakarta, Central Java


Bagong Bagong
Clown (Pandawa servant)
Youngest son of Semar
1941
Surakarta, Central Java


Rukmuka Rukmuka
Evil giant
Older brother of Rukmakala
1941
Surakarta


Rukmakala Rukmakala
Evil giant
Younger brother of Rukmuka
1941
Surakarta, Central Java


Sengkuni Sengkuni / Patih Sengkuni
Prime Minister of Kurawa
1941
Surakarta


PrabuDuryudana Prabu Duryudana
King of Kurawa
Oldest brother of Dursasana and Durmagati
1941
Surakarta, Central Java


Dursasana Dursasana
Kurawa family
Middle brother of Prabu Duryudana and Durmagati
Made by Warsito
1988
Kadipolo, Yogyakarta


Durmagati Durmagati
Kurawa family
Younger brother of Prabu Duryudana and Dursasana
1970
Surakarta


ResiDrona Resi Drona
Teacher of Pandawa and Kurawa families
Father of Aswatama
1941
Surakarta


Aswatama Aswatama
Kurawa soldier
Son of Resi Drona
1941
Surakarta


PrajuritSabrang Prajurit Sabrang
Kurawa soldier
1941
Surakarta, Central Java


Rampogan Rampogan
Troops
1941
Surakarta


Naga Naga
1941
Surakarta


Hanoman Hanoman
Monkey Priest
1941
Surakarta, Central Java


Kayon2 Gunungan / Kayon
1941
Surakarta, Central Java




Wayang kulit procured by Mas Hartono.
Annotations by Mas Raharja.
Photographs by Carolyn Johnson.
Wayang kulit presently residing in an undisclosed secure location.