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stepmother disguised as a witch marionette
  • Walt Disney's Marionettes
  • stepmother disguised as a witch marionette, mid 1900s–1979
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wood, plaster? paint, cloth, string, synthetic hair, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 34 x 26 x 7 cm strings not included in measurements
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 13 3/8 x 10 1/4 x 2 3/4 in strings not included in measurements
  • Gift of Hazelle H. Rollins
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7327
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The female figure is wearing a large black dress with a black coat and a black hat. Her head appears to be wood with plaster over the top, painted with facial features, including a wart. Her grey hair is mostly hidden by the hat. She has painted black shoes.

The black control strings connect to a wooden controller.