Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Santa Claus finger puppet
  • Country Unknown
  • Santa Claus finger puppet, late 1800s–1979
  • vinyl, cloth, paint, molding
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 10 x 9.5 x 5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 3 15/16 x 3 3/4 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of Hazelle H. Rollins
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7351

The man is identified as Santa Claus, with a white beard and a tuft of white hair at the top of the forehead under a red cap. The remainder of the puppet is a red cloth drape.