Rod Puppet Item Number: B377 from the MOA: University of British Columbia


Three-dimensional male puppet: large head fits into body with skirt, and a control rod with a long shaft passes through the body and fits into the neck of the figure's head. The body has jointed arms, each with a long controlling rod attached. The figure's headdress is elaborately carved with red, green, gold, and blue painted decoration. The figure's face is painted reddish-pink, and the figure is dressed in a black, blue, off-white and brown batik skirt.

Cultural Context

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