Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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carved wooden puppet head
  • Germany
  • carved wooden puppet head, late 1800s–1979
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • wood, paint, glass, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 13 x 10.5 x 10.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 1/8 x 4 1/8 x 4 1/8 in
  • Gift of Hazelle H. Rollins
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7386

The human looking wooden head has a large bulbous nose, yellow-orange skin, and an orange nose and lips. It has black eyebrows and hair and white glass spheres for eyes.