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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Woodworker William Simmonds
Description String puppet, water carrier with staff, carved and painted wooden body with articulated joints, and linen skirt.
Decoration Staff made from bamboo. Painted white cap and beard. Figure painted brown. Turned and carved wooden urn attached to puppet with raffia harness against cloth pad. Natural linen skirt with orange decoration. Staff made from bamboo.
Id Number Current Accession 2003.1.20
Subject furniture and woodwork, puppet, string puppet
Measurements 46.5 centimetres
Rights Owner Managed by the Crafts Study Centre.
Technique carving
Process The operating mechanism is of turned and carved wood with waxed thread strings.
 

 

 

 

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