Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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puppet head of a Kabuki character
  • Country Unknown
  • puppet head of a Kabuki character, late 1800s–1979
  • papier-mâché?, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 8.5 x 6 x 6 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 3 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 in
  • Gift of Hazelle H. Rollins
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7346

The small scale head and neck is red with a black hat or hair on top. The face is painted with white and black curlicues with gold detail on the red skin.