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peasant woman hand puppet
  • B. Shackman Company, Inc.
  • peasant woman hand puppet, late 1800s–1979
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • cloth, felt, ribbon
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 28 x 25 x 8.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 11 x 9 13/16 x 3 3/8 in
  • Gift of Hazelle H. Rollins
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7371

The figure is an old woman with a long hooked nose. She wears a brown bonnet with white and black trim with a black tie. She wears a purple dress with white ruffles at the cuffs.