Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Eskimo boy marionette
  • Hazelle, Inc.
  • Eskimo boy marionette, mid 1900s–1979
  • Where object was made: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
  • plastic, paint, synthetic hair, cloth, fur, wood, string, molding
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 41 x 22 x 9 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 16 1/8 x 8 11/16 x 3 9/16 in
  • Gift of Hazelle H. Rollins
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7317

The figure of a boy is wearing a light brown cloth tunic with white fur trim on the hood, cuffs, and hem. The light brown trousers do not have fur. He has a plastic molded head with painted facial features and black synthetic hair. He has plastic hands and black plastic shoes.

The black strings attach to the head, wristts, and knees and to the red wood controller.