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Jigging puppet

Jigging puppet

  • Materials and Techniques:

    printed paper, hand-coloured and glued to plywood

  • Credit Line:

    Richard Vincent Hughes Bequest

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cut-out figure of Harlequin or Arlechino, his left hand above his head raising his hat, his right hand in front of him holding his baton or slap stick. Printed paper, hand-coloured in red and blue watercolour and mounted on plywood. A small section of wod with a ring for suspension is glued to its back.

Materials and Techniques

printed paper, hand-coloured and glued to plywood


Height: 36.2 cm at tallest point, Width: 11 cm at widest point

Descriptive line

Cut-out figure of the Commedia dell'arte figure Harlequin, or Arlequin, hand-coloured printed paper, pasted to plywood. Bequest of Richard Vincent Hughes.


Paper; Watercolour; Plywood


Entertainment & Leisure


Theatre and Performance Collection

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