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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Woodworker William Simmonds
Description String puppet, carter, carved and painted wooden body with articulated joints, stove pipe hat, walking stick and red-and-white striped cravat.
Decoration Hat made of cardboard painted in gloss black paint. Brown wool hair. Natural cotton smock with smocking front and back. Green leather trousers with decorative stitching.
Id Number Current Accession 2003.1.16
Subject furniture and woodwork, puppet, string puppet
Measurements 45 centimetres
Rights Owner Managed by the Crafts Study Centre.
Technique carving
Process Articulated joints use wire and waxed thread. The operating mechanism is of turned wood and bamboo with waxed thread strings.



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