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Marionette, male puppet figure

Marionette, male puppet figure

  • Place of origin:

    Burma (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    wood and cotton and paint

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Puppet, male figure (with 11 strings)
painted wood with cotton dress (not a Burman because he is wearing trousers - possibly a Shan?)

Place of Origin

Burma (made)


19th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

wood and cotton and paint


Height: 15 in

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

A photograph of this puppet is used in Singer's "Burmese Puppets" 1992; p. 23; pl. 4


South & South East Asia Collection

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