Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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clown marionette
  • Country Unknown
  • clown marionette, 1930s
  • wood, cloth, paint, string, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 37 x 13 x 5.5 cm strings not included in measurments
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 14 9/16 x 5 1/8 x 2 3/16 in strings not included in measurements
  • Gift of Hazelle H. Rollins
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7404

The clown marionette is wearing a blue clownsuit with white dots and a large white ruffled collar. The black circle painted on the head is probably intended to represent hair, and the facial features are done in black. It has black shoes.