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male figure hand puppet
  • Hazelle, Inc.
  • male figure hand puppet, 1935–1979
  • Where object was made: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
  • vinyl, cloth, paint, molding
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 36 x 25 x 16 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 14 3/16 x 9 13/16 x 6 5/16 in
  • Gift of Hazelle H. Rollins
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7365

The hand puppet is a man with a large vinyl head with bushy black eyebrows and a mustache, and a nearly bald head with hair only above his ears and around the back of his head. He wears a black and white checked shirt. The orange pants attach midway down the front of the shirt and the black shoes attach at the bottom of the pants.