Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Percilla marionette
  • Hazelle, Inc.
  • Percilla marionette, 1935–1979
  • Where object was made: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
  • plastic, synthetic hair, cloth, lace, string, paint, wood, gimp, molding
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 36 x 23 x 6 cm strings not included in measurments
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 14 3/16 x 9 1/16 x 2 3/8 in strings not included in measurements
  • Gift of Hazelle H. Rollins
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7376

The marionette is a woman, identified as "Percilla," wearing a blue dress with a green circle and pink flower print. She has a lace bonnet, shawl, and apron all trimmed with red gimp. She has black plastic shoes.