Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Teto the clown marionette
  • Hazelle, Inc.
  • Teto the clown marionette, 1940–1976
  • Where object was made: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
  • paint, cloth, wood, string, carving
  • Gift of Hazelle H. Rollins
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7458

The marionette depicts "Teto the clown." He has a red conical cap, black eyebrows, red circles on his cheeks, and red lips. He is wearing a blue clownsuit with white polka dots and a red ruff. He has black shoes.