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Glove puppet made by Marguerite Cleeve

  • Object:

    Puppet

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1950s - 1960s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cleeve, Marguerite (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Felt, cotton, synthetic fabric, camel-hair fabric, buttons, fur fabric and card

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the British Puppet and Model Theatre Guild

  • Museum number:

    S.533-2001

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Glove puppet of a sheep. The face, chest and ears made of yellow felt with brown synthetic fabric for the nose, large brown buttons for the eyes, and a tuft of synthetic fur for the eyebrows, fringe and 'hair'. The body, which acts as the sleeve, is made of a loose-woven cotton fabric, speckled light brown. The front legs, made of camel-hair fabric, are stiffened with card

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1950s - 1960s (made)

Artist/maker

Cleeve, Marguerite (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Felt, cotton, synthetic fabric, camel-hair fabric, buttons, fur fabric and card

Dimensions

Height: 21.5 cm, Width: 25 cm maximum

Descriptive line

Glove puppet of a sheep. Made by Marguerite Cleeve. English, 1950s-1960s

Materials

Felt; Cotton (textile); Synthetic fabric; Plastic; Fur fabric; Card; Camel hair

Techniques

Sewing

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Puppetry

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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