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old man hand puppet
  • Germany
  • old man hand puppet, late 1800s–1979
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • synthetic hair, cloth, felt, paint, metal, embroidering
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 43 x 21 x 9 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 16 15/16 x 8 1/4 x 3 9/16 in
  • Gift of Hazelle H. Rollins
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7379

The old man hand puppet has a bulbous nose and round cheeks. He has embroidered eyebrows and eyes, and a bushy white beard. He wears a black hat with the brim turned up, a black jacket with gold metal buttons, and black trousers with black boots. He has a red scarf and felt hands.