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Camouflaged Tree Man Wall Mask from Indonesian Jaka Legend, "Jaka Tarub"

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Gio is inspired by the legend of Jaka Tarub to design this impressive wall mask. Hand-carved of albesia wood, the mask portrays Jaka's face covered by leaves. It refers to the part of his story when he hid in the forest, spying on seven angels who were playfully bathing by the river.

Jaka, the story continues, hid one of the angels' shawl, not knowing they were magical. When the angels decided to fly back to heaven, the youngest one whose shawl was missing had to remain on earth. Her name was Nawang Wulan and Jaka came out of hiding to console her, not revealing his mischief. He took her home and soon they fell in love, and had a child. Nawang Wulan magically provided Jaka with copious amounts of rice in the granary - something that Jaka had no knowledge of. But one day he disobeyed a simple request by Nawang Wulan, and with that action her magic powers came to an end. When the rice was gone, Nawang Wulan happened to find her missing shawl, which could restore her heavenly powers. She decided to return to heaven, but before flying back home, she asked Jaka to build a hut next to their home and place their baby girl there so she could come at night and nursed her. Nawang continued to care for her family from heaven.

  • 0.35 kgs
  • 0.8 lbs
  • 33 cm H x 20 cm W x 2 cm D
  • 13" H x 7.75" W x 0.8" D

  • Albesia wood
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Wood grain and color can vary slightly
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Indonesia.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Bali and Javaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No

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02/09/2019

"Great looking mask"

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This wall mask is a great addition to my current art. And it is a great value for what you get.

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#jakatarub #wallart #mask

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Jaka Tarub, Camouflaged Tree Man Wall Mask from Indonesian Jaka Legend

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From Morada USA

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02/09/2021

"Cute hearts"

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Can place these anywhere.

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From Miami Florida USA

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12/06/2020

"Simply Beautiful"

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These stars added attractive simplicity to our Christmas tree decorations. They are well-made, sturdy, well-designed and nicely finished. Too bad a photo of them in the tree can t be added to the review.

Tags By Javier

Xmas decorations

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  • Xmas decorations

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07/03/2020

"Wood Carved Moons"

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So adorable have them hanging in my picture window. God bless the man who made these. Love you.

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05/14/2020

"Darling on tree"

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This looks great as accent pieces for a tree with red themes

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04/22/2020

"love the craftsmanship and details ..."

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the mask now joined my spouses collection on the wall - it is unique and beautifully made ; fun and joyful spirit of the master reflects in his work.

Tags By Julia

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