Glove puppet in the form of a male figure with a painted face and long black hair. The puppet is wearing a pink costume decorated with a yin-yang symbol, metallic strips forming trigrams and lace edging. Wooden feet, hands and head covered in plaster, decorated with polychrome pigment.
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.