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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Woodworker William Simmonds
Description String puppet, slave girl with basket, carved and painted wooden body with articulated joints, painted black hair and linen tunic.
Decoration Straw basket woven with string. Natural linen tunic decorated with beads of solder around hem. Belt around waist tacked to body.
Id Number Current Accession 2003.1.21
Subject furniture and woodwork, puppet, string puppet
Measurements 44.5 centimetres
Rights Owner Managed by the Crafts Study Centre.
Technique carving
Process The articulated limbs are hinged with metal pins and string loops. Strung with waxed thread.
 

 

 

 

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