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chimpanzee hand puppet
  • Hazelle, Inc.
  • chimpanzee hand puppet, 1935–1979
  • Where object was made: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
  • vinyl, paint, cloth, molding
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 25 x 17 x 7.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 9 13/16 x 6 11/16 x 2 15/16 in
  • Gift of Hazelle H. Rollins
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7364

The hand puppet has a chimpanzee head. The head has a light colored face and ears, but dark hair on the back of the head and neck. It has large black eyes and the open mouth is red. He wears a red garment. The black cloth at the ends of his arms suggests hands.