Rod puppet of the villainous uncle from the tale of 'Ali Baba and the 40 thieves'. The puppet is a large figure wtih a moveable eye and chin. He has protruding eyes, an alarming expression, a hooked nose, a red mouth and black eyebrows, moustache and beard. He is dressed in a grey knitted pointed hat, an open-fronted robe made from blue, pink, green, yellow and black stripy synthetic cloth, plain cream pyjama trousers with a grey waistband and a brown fabric 'vest'. He is barefoot and has hands made from carved wood. Two wire rods with wooden handles are attached to the hands.
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