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Marionette

Object Number: 
INV.10849
Date: 
ca. 1860
Medium: 
Papier-mâché, textile, wood, brass, paper, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 3/4 x 5 1/4 x 2 in. ( 42.5 x 13.3 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Doll with painted papier-mâché shoulder head, stuffed cloth body, and wooden hands and feet; jester's costume consisting of tall truncated cone-shaped white hat, and white coat and knee breeches trimmed with lace and blue ribbon; a length of cord is attached to a loop of wire that extends from top of head, and blue string extends from base of loop to wrists and knees of figure; bells are attached at wrists and knees.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group