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owl hand puppet
  • Germany
  • owl hand puppet, late 1800s–1979
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • wood, fur, cloth, felt
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 31 x 31 x 6 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 12 3/16 x 12 3/16 x 2 3/8 in
  • Gift of Hazelle H. Rollins
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7373

The hand puppet depicts an owl. He has a wooden head with dark brown fur and white fur on the face. It has dark brown fur on the edges of the wings, brown cloth on the back and off-white cloth on the inside. The breast is off-white felt with brown deail. The back is dark brown.