The study aims to investigate visual narrative as a strategy of traditional texts on Serat Menak via descriptive qualitative research methods. As a result, illumination and illustration images in the Serat Menak script show copyist creativity, mastery of color composition, and knowledge of puppet images. In conclusion, the illustrations in the Serat Menak script have a close relationship with the contents of the story.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)713-730
Number of pages18
Issue numberSpecialEdition24
Publication statusPublished - 2019


  • Illustrations
  • Images
  • Language
  • Puppet
  • Visual


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