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batik panel depicting a puppet
  • Singapore
  • batik panel depicting a puppet, late 1800s–1923
  • Where object was made: Singapore
  • cotton, dyeing, batik
  • Object Height/Width: 50 x 48 cm
    Object Height/Width: 19 5/8 x 18 7/8 in
  • Gift of Ray Wick
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3675
Label Text

The square of black cotton cloth has a rod puppet depicted in the center. The figure is a male figure with an elaborate headdress and a dark blue and brown garment. There is a dark blue and brown butterfly in each corner and a border of light natural triangles alternating with dark blue triangles.