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mother hand puppet
  • Hazelle, Inc.
  • mother hand puppet, 1935–1979
  • Where object was made: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
  • vinyl, cloth, paint, molding
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 25 x 18 x 5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 9 13/16 x 7 1/16 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of Hazelle H. Rollins
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7359

The hand puppet is a woman with a molded vinyl head and a cloth dress, identified as a mother. The head has light brown hair in a ponytail at the back, red lips, and black detail on the face. The dress is pink, light green, and light blue. It has cloth hands.