The Royal Collection
Images Courtesy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
From the Royal Collection, we have a puppet which is almost as old as I am. Almost. Made in 1974 in Indonesia, the puppet of wood, fabrications and painted plaster was presented to Queen Elizabeth II by the Governor of the Special Region of Yogyakarta and Vice-President of Indonesia, Hamengkubuwono IX during Her Majesty's State Visit to Indonesia in 1974Description:
This traditional Indonesian rod puppet is garbed in a native style known as wayang golek.