string puppet

Wooden string puppet with two articulated arms and a head which are painted white. The head has a papier mache headdress highlighted with gold pigment. The puppet wears a costume suggesting a Chinese or Japanese robe consisting of a white cotton robe and two orange/red sleeve sections in Chinese silk, embroidered with two cranes, butterflies and flowers. Various strings attached to a wooden suspension bar. Made by Miss Olive Blackham.

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