Gunungan is a puppet shaped like a mountain. At the front of the mountains there is a gate. On the other side there are two giants. It is also known as the three of life. In the tree many animals or fantastic creatures are depicted: a tiger, a bisont, peacocks, birds, dragons... Gununagan represents the world and its content. It’s function during the performance is to mark the beginning of each scene. Another function is to signal passing story.This puppet is antique and was actually used for several years in Javanese Shadow Theatre.
Original Antique Wayang Kulit
Material: water buffalo leather
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