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  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Ceramic, paint, fabric, cotton, braid and wire

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the British Puppet and Model Theatre Guild

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Costume doll of a man with a tall gold and magenta moulded hat decorated with a central white roundel on the brim, and higher up, a pink painted flower surmounted by a light blue painted roundel. The hat has magenta and gold decorative panels which are suspended from the bottom of the hat by wires which act as springs. He wears a bright yellow robe with turquoise sleeves, trimmed at the neckline, sleeves and hem with pink braid. He has pink cotton trousers, an orange sash and black boots with high white platform soles. The head, hands and boots are ceramic

Place of Origin

China (made)

Materials and Techniques

Ceramic, paint, fabric, cotton, braid and wire


Height: 30.5 cm

Descriptive line

Costume doll of a man. Chinese


Ceramic; Paint; Cloth; Cotton (textile); Braid; Wire


Sewing; Firing (heating); Painting


Theatre and Performance Collection

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