Asian Art :: Indonesia

Puppet for mortuary ceremony [si gale gale]

INDONESIA, NORTH SUMATRA
Dutch Colonial period 17th century - 1945

Puppet for mortuary ceremony [si gale gale]

20th century, Lake Toba region, North Sumatra

wood, cloth, cord, nails

118.0 cm (figure, height)

Gift of Michael Abbott AO QC through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation 2007

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

20073S2(a-i)

Currently on display in Gallery 21