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Puppet

  • Date:

    mid 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mayhew Puppet Theatre (made by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Carved wood, paint, plaster, cotton, braid, organdie ribbon and string

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the British Puppet and Model Theatre Guild

  • Museum number:

    S.596-2001

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Small marionette of a young man in 18th century costume. He has carved and painted hands, legs and feet and a blue hat of painted plaster, integral to the head. He wears a dark blue cotton jacket trimmed with gold braid, blue breeches and a light blue cotton waistcoat with a gold, red and yellow pattern down the front. He has a white jabot and cuffs made from organdie ribbon. Attached to a wooden control bar

Date

mid 20th century (made)

Artist/maker

Mayhew Puppet Theatre (made by)

Materials and Techniques

Carved wood, paint, plaster, cotton, braid, organdie ribbon and string

Descriptive line

Marionette of an 18th century young man. Mayhew Puppet Theatre. English, mid 20th century

Materials

Wood; Paint; Plaster; Cotton (textile); Braid; Organdie; String (fiber product)

Techniques

Carving; Painting; Sewing; Moulding

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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