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"Jed Clampett" marionette
  • Hazelle, Inc.
  • "Jed Clampett" marionette, 1962–1979
  • Where object was made: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
  • plastic, cloth, synthetic hair, string, wood, paint, molding
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 42 x 19 x 8 cm strings not included in measurements
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 16 9/16 x 7 1/2 x 3 1/8 in strings not included in measurements
  • Gift of Hazelle H. Rollins
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7323
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The male figure is identified as Jed Clampett from "The Beverly Hillbillies" television show. He has a plastic head with synthetic hair, eyebrows, and a mustache. He wears a red felt hat, a brown jacket and trousers, and a white shirt. He has black plastic shoes.

The black controller strings go to the red wooden controller.