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Puppet

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Ceramic, paint, fabric, cotton, braid, nylon thread and imitation jewels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the British Puppet and Model Theatre Guild

  • Museum number:

    S.496-2001

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Costume doll of a man wearing an integral gold headdress decorated with painted pink and blue imitation gemstones. He wears a shocking pink robe with a skirt of tulip-petal shape panels, trimmed at the neckline, sleeves and skirt panel edges with yellow braid. There is a metallic round panel sewn to the centre of the robe at chest height, and a length of light blue nylon tassel decorating the robe at the waist. He wears pink cotton trousers and high white-soled black boots. The head and feet are of painted ceramic; the hands are missing

Place of Origin

China (made)

Materials and Techniques

Ceramic, paint, fabric, cotton, braid, nylon thread and imitation jewels

Dimensions

Height: 30.5 cm

Descriptive line

Costume doll of a man. Chinese

Materials

Ceramic; Paint; Cloth; Cotton (textile); Braid; Nylon yarn; Imitation jewels

Techniques

Sewing; Firing (heating); Painting

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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