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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Woodworker William Simmonds
Description String puppet, male with cloak and breastplate, carved and painted wooden body with articulated joints and neck.
Decoration Carved and painted head with black hair, signs of fixing for headdress, but no headdress present. Gold-painted metal breastplate encasing wooden torso. Brown silk cloak with weights sewn in corners. Natural linen skirt with weights spaced around hem.
Id Number Current Accession 2003.1.17
Subject furniture and woodwork, puppet, string puppet
Measurements 46 centimetres
Rights Owner Managed by the Crafts Study Centre.
Technique carving
Process Arms and legs fixed by leather strap hinges. Strung, but no operating mechanism.



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