Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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"Oscar the grouch" hand puppet
  • Muppets, Inc.
  • "Oscar the grouch" hand puppet, 1969–1979
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cloth, synthetic fur, plastic
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 30 x 25 x 7 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 11 13/16 x 9 13/16 x 2 3/4 in
  • Gift of Hazelle H. Rollins
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7340
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Description

The furry green monster hand puppet is identified as "Oscar the grouch" from the "Sesame Street" television show. He has a strip of brown eyebrows over white plastic eyes and a large black mouth. There are light green claws at the ends of his hands.

A white plastic ring on the pullstring hangs on the back.