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  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

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

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the British Puppet and Model Theatre Guild

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Costume doll of a woman with black moulded hair decorated with roundels painted with flowers. She wears a turquoise robe with a skirt of tulip-petal shaped panels, trimmed at the neckline, sleeves and skirt panel edges with pink or yellow braid. There is a silver metallic circular panel sewn to the centre of her robe at chest height, and a length of white nylon tassel decorating the robe at the waist. She wears pink cotton trousers and black boots. The head, hands and boots are of painted ceramic

Place of Origin

China (made)

Materials and Techniques

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


Height: 25 cm

Descriptive line

Costume doll of a woman. Chinese


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


Sewing; Firing (heating); Painting


Theatre and Performance Collection

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