Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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baby hand puppet
  • Country Unknown
  • baby hand puppet, late 1800s–1979
  • wood, paint, cotton, felt, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 34 x 21.5 x 5.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 13 3/8 x 8 7/16 x 2 3/16 in
  • Gift of Hazelle H. Rollins
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7410

The baby has a carved wooden head, white hair, blue eyes, and rosy cheeks. The baby wears a formerly white bonnet and a very long formerly white eyelet dress. Twisted string is attached to the top of the head.