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Puppet - Noah puppet

Noah puppet

  • Object:

    Puppet

  • Place of origin:

    United Kingdom (made)

  • Date:

    1970 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Thirtle, John, born 1948 - died 1995 (maker)
    Gill, Richard (director)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Carved jelutong wood with painted decoration, sewn decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Lanchester Collection

  • Museum number:

    S.1036-2011

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painted wooden jelutong head, hands and torso. Has yellow cotton yarn hair and painted face with red nose and eyes. Wearing long green conduroy robe with orange sash.

Place of Origin

United Kingdom (made)

Date

1970 (made)

Artist/maker

Thirtle, John, born 1948 - died 1995 (maker)
Gill, Richard (director)

Materials and Techniques

Carved jelutong wood with painted decoration, sewn decoration

Dimensions

height: 70 cm from the top of the crown to the bottom, width: 42 from arm to arm

Descriptive line

Puppet representing Noah. Made by John Thirtle for Richard Gill's play The Prince and the Puppets in 1970.

Materials

Jelutong; Corduroy; Beads; Cotton yarn

Techniques

Carved; Painted; Glued; Sewn

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Puppetry

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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