Rod puppet depicting a female figure, one of the Ugly Sisters from the Cinderella story, with a painted papier-mâché head with black wool eyebrows, and plaited hair covered with a cloth hat and long veil and glass bead and metal earrings. The head is attached to a long wooden rod covered by a loose fitting pink cloth costume complete with cloth hands each operated by a metal rod with a wooden handle.
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