Glove puppet in the form of a female with a carved wooden head, covered with polychrome pigments, with an attached pigtail and a textile headdress with decorative beads. The puppet wears a brown textile robe with floral decoration.
Part of The Louise Tythacott Collection . The Louise Tythacott Collection was compiled as the result of intensive fieldwork over several years in South China and Hong Kong. Ms Tythacott is a Chinese-speaking anthropologist and a museum curator, and was Curator of Ethnography at Liverpool Museum, who was particularly fortunate in developing contacts during the course of her work. Ms Tythacott has also made collections for the Museum of Mankind.