Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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clown marionette
  • Hazelle, Inc.
  • clown marionette, 1935–1979
  • Where object was made: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
  • rubber, cloth, wood, string, molding
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 33.5 x 13 x 7 cm strings not included in measurements
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 13 3/16 x 5 1/8 x 2 3/4 in strings not included in measurements
  • Gift of Hazelle H. Rollins
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7402

The marionette is a clown figure. He has a molded plastic head with blond hair and a small red bowler-style hat. He has red detail on his face and wears a white outfit with puffed sleeves and legs. There are red, yellow, and blue dots on the cloth. It has a red ruffled collar and red shoes.

The black controller strings attach to the red wooden controller.