Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Gretel marionette
  • Hazelle, Inc.
  • Gretel marionette, 1935–1979
  • Where object was made: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
  • plastic, synthetic hair, paint, cloth, ribbon, string, wood, molding
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 34 x 19 x 6 cm strings not included in measurements
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 13 3/8 x 7 1/2 x 2 3/8 in strings not included in measurements
  • Gift of Hazelle H. Rollins
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7385

The marionette is a girl, identified as Gretel (of Hansel and Gretel), with blonde hair and a plastic molded head. She is wearing a green and white checked long sleeve blouse with black detail, a green skirt, and a white apron with a black tie. She has black plastic shoes.

The black controller strings connect to the red wood controller.