Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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female marionette
  • Country Unknown
  • female marionette, late 1800s–1979
  • clay, cloth, string, wood, molding
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 19 x 7.5 x 3 cm strings not included in measurements
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 1/2 x 2 15/16 x 1 3/16 in strings not included in measurements
  • Gift of Hazelle H. Rollins
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7344
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The female figure has articulated arms and legs. She is wearing a white tunic-like top with a light orange sash and a black skirt. Her black hair is painted on and appears to be braided. She has a grey head, arms, and legs.

The black controller strings attach to a "T" shaped wooden controller.