Glove puppet of the 'Daughter' in 'Wrongly Imprisoned', although could it also be used to play other characters in other stories. The puppet has a central rod.

The puppet is of a pretty young girl with large eyes, long eyelashes, continuous eyebrows, small lips, long black hair and two 'kiss-curls'. She is dressed in a low green hat (DOPPE) trimmed with gold and a long faux-ikat dress in yellow and brown which is trimmed in golden fabric around the neck and cuffs.

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