Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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"Granny" marionette
  • Hazelle, Inc.
  • "Granny" marionette, 1962–1979
  • Where object was made: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
  • plastic, cloth, synthetic hair, plant fiber, molding, weaving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 35 x 19 x 9 cm strings not included in measurement
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 13 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 3 9/16 in strings not included in measurement
  • Gift of Hazelle H. Rollins
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7324
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The figure of an old woman is identified as "Granny" from "The Beverly Hillbillies" television show. She has a plastic head with grey synthetic hair and a woven straw hat. She wears a long sleeved pink and white striped blouse with roses, a red skirt with a black and white apron, red bloomers, and black shoes.

The black controller strings connect to the red wood controller.