Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Hansel marionette
  • Hazelle, Inc.
  • Hansel marionette, 1935–1979
  • Where object was made: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
  • plastic, synthetic hair, cloth, string, wood, molding
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 34 x 13.5 x 6 cm strings not included in measurements
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 13 3/8 x 5 5/16 x 2 3/8 in strings not included in measurements
  • Gift of Hazelle H. Rollins
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7380

The marionette is a boy, identified as Hansel (of Hansel and Gretel). He has short blond hair, and a molded plastic head. He wears a green and white checked long sleeved shirt with green knee-length pants and red suspenders. He has black plastic shoes.

The black controller strings connect to the red wooden controller.