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"Dutch girl" marionette
  • Country Unknown
  • "Dutch girl" marionette, late 1800s–1979
  • wood, cotton, felt, paint, synthetic hair, string, molding?
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 31 x 17 x 7 cm strings not included in measurements
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 12 3/16 x 6 11/16 x 2 3/4 in strings not included in measurements
  • Gift of Hazelle H. Rollins
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7320
Multimedia
Description

The girl figure has a round head and an articulated wooden body. She wears a blue-green felt hat with a yellow flower over her synthetic blonde hair. She has a long sleeved white bouse with a wide black sash that laces in the front, and a white skirt with large scale floral print in pink, blue, and green. There is lace detail at the hem. She has yellow shoes.

The black controller strings attach to the red wood controller.