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Puppet

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca.1920 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wilkinson, Walter (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Carved wood, paint, cotton fringing, leather, velvet, felt, braid and rope

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the British Puppet and Model Theatre Guild

  • Museum number:

    S.262-1998

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Carved wooden hobby-horse on a wooden structure. The head and neck are painted off-white with attached cotton fringing for the mane and tail and red leather strips for the harness and reins. The horse wears a mediaeval-style green velvet cloth and red felt saddle decorated with yellow zig-zag braid, black cotton braid and white rope

Place of Origin

Great Britain (possibly, made)

Date

ca.1920 (made)

Artist/maker

Wilkinson, Walter (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Carved wood, paint, cotton fringing, leather, velvet, felt, braid and rope

Dimensions

Height: 36 cm, Width: 49 cm

Descriptive line

Carved wooden hobby horse, made by Walter Wilkinson. English, ca.1920

Materials

Wood; Paint; Cotton thread; Leather; Velvet; Felt; Ric rac braid; Braid; Rope

Techniques

Carving; Painting; Sewing

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Puppetry

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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