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Puppet

  • Place of origin:

    Rajasthan (made)

  • Date:

    early 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cloth and painted wood

  • Museum number:

    IS.109-1963

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Male puppet (kathputli). Cloth with a painted wooden head and traditional dress, representing the "Chubdar" and holding his staff of office.

Place of Origin

Rajasthan (made)

Date

early 20th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Cloth and painted wood

Dimensions

Height: 46 cm, Width: 10 cm

Object history note

This puppet was used by village bhats in performing the story of Amar Singh Rathor.

Descriptive line

Puppet (kathputli) representing the "Chubdar", Rajasthan, early 20th century

Subjects depicted

Puppets; Theatre

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Children & Childhood

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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