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Puppet

ca.1920 (made)
Artist/Maker

Glove puppet of a horned red devil with carved wooden head, white bone horns, a cotton body and chamois leather hands. The carved face is painted red, with pointed chin, ears, prominent nose and cheekbones. The glove body consists of a full-length sleeved red cotton tunic with felt ruff at neck, and a twisted cotton tail


object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Carved wood, paint, bone, chamois leather, cotton and felt
Brief Description
Glove puppet of a devil, made by Walter Wilkinson. English, ca.1920
Physical Description
Glove puppet of a horned red devil with carved wooden head, white bone horns, a cotton body and chamois leather hands. The carved face is painted red, with pointed chin, ears, prominent nose and cheekbones. The glove body consists of a full-length sleeved red cotton tunic with felt ruff at neck, and a twisted cotton tail
Credit line
Given by the British Puppet and Model Theatre Guild
Other Number
P.98 - British Puppet and Model Theatre Guild number
Collection
Accession Number
S.261-1998

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record createdOctober 28, 2004
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