Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Dutch boy marionette
  • Pelham Puppets
    active 1947–1993
  • Dutch boy marionette, mid 1900s–1979
  • plastic, cloth, synthetic hair, felt, string, molding
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 34 x 13 x 5.5 cm strings not included in measurements
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 13 3/8 x 5 1/8 x 2 3/16 in strings not included in measurements
  • Gift of Hazelle H. Rollins
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7377

The marionette is dressed as a "Dutch boy" with a red long sleeved shirt, yellow vest, light blue and white checked pants, and yellow shoes. It has a round head with synthetic black hair and a black cap.

The black controller strings run to a red wood controller.