Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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cowboy marionette
  • Hazelle, Inc.
  • cowboy marionette, 1935–1979
  • Where object was made: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
  • plastic, synthetic hair, wood, cloth, string, molding
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 40 x 16 x 7 cm strings not included in measurements
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 15 3/4 x 6 5/16 x 2 3/4 in strings not included in measurements
  • Gift of Hazelle H. Rollins
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7319
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The boy figure is wearing a white satin shirt with a red yoke and cuffs and brown trousers with gold detail. He has a plastic head with red-brown synthetic hair and wooden articulate legs with brown plastic shoes.

The black controller strings attach the head, wrists, and knees to the wooden controller.