Shadow Puppet Item Number: 3322/24 a-b from the MOA: University of British Columbia


Shadow puppet of a Cow Spirit Judge (part a) with detached head (part b). Made of paper which has been cut and painted to depict the Cow Spirit Judge in a black outfit with red and blue details. He has a purple face with orange hair, and two curved black horns. In his left hand he holds a sword. Operated by three rods. Joints at the shoulders, elbows, hands, waist, and knees. '24' is painted on the collar.


This set of puppets (3322/1-30) was a gift to Muriel King in 1935. "Donated in memory of our mother, Muriel Wallace Burnaby King, from Catherine Christou & Robin King."