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Puppet

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Ceramic, paint, fabric, gold thread, cotton thread, satin and wood

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the British Puppet and Model Theatre Guild

  • Museum number:

    S.500-2001

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Costume doll of a man wearing a small black close-fitting hat and green robe intricately decorated with gold and pink couched threadwork and a stumpwork gold fish. The robe is belted with an orange satin sash, and the front of the robe is cut away to reveal pink trousers and black boots with high white platform soles. The head is ceramic, and the hands and feet are of wood

Place of Origin

China (made)

Materials and Techniques

Ceramic, paint, fabric, gold thread, cotton thread, satin and wood

Dimensions

Height: 30.5 cm

Descriptive line

Costume doll of a man. Chinese

Materials

Ceramic; Paint; Cloth; Gold thread; Braid; Nylon yarn; Cotton thread; Satin; Wood

Techniques

Sewing; Firing (heating); Painting; Carving; Embroidering; Couching (embroidering)

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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