Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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"Greek man" marionette
  • Hazelle, Inc.
  • "Greek man" marionette, mid 1900s–1979
  • Where object was made: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
  • plastic, wood, cloth, string, synthetic hair, molding
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 39.5 x 17.5 x 7 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 15 9/16 x 6 7/8 x 2 3/4 in
  • Gift of Hazelle H. Rollins
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7315
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Description
Inscriptions/Signature

The male figure is identified as a Greek man, wearing a red cloth on his head, a black vest, a long sleeved white top, a red skirt, and white cloth legs with black shoes. He has short dark synthetic hair under his hat and painted facial features.

The black controller strings attach to the red wood controller.