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Puppet

  • Place of origin:

    Europe (made)

  • Date:

    mid 20th century (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Papier maché, paint, synthetic satin, velvet, calico, cotton lace, beads, satin ribbons and braid

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the British Puppet and Model Theatre Guild

  • Museum number:

    S.541-2001

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Glove puppet of a peasant girl with a painted papier maché head attached to a torso of cream artificial satin. She has pink painted round cheeks, yellow painted moulded hair, faceted bead eyes and red bead mouth. She wears a blue artifical satin headscarf, a velvet panelled skirt in light blue, plum and orange-pink, decorated with dull gold satin ribbons and white braid, and two cream calico flounced petticoats, edged in cotton lace

Place of Origin

Europe (made)

Date

mid 20th century (made)

Materials and Techniques

Papier maché, paint, synthetic satin, velvet, calico, cotton lace, beads, satin ribbons and braid

Descriptive line

Glove puppet of a peasant girl. Eastern European, mid 20th century

Production Note

probably Eastern European

Materials

Papier maché; Paint; Synthetic satin; Velvet; Calico; Lace; Beads; Satin ribbon; Braid

Techniques

Sewing; Painting; Glueing

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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