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Lu Dongbin, one of the Eight Immortals, shadow puppet character from "Journey to the West" with separate head (part b) and fly-whisk (part c). His face is cutout, and outlined in black. He has a long, pointed black beard. He wears a blue scarf(?) on his head with the yin yang symbol. Dressed in olive green full-length robes with wide sleeves and decorated with the yin yang symbol. He is depicted with a sword on his back, black with a green hilt and red handle, and two red tassels hanging down. He wears black shoes, with green decorations on the toes and heels, and red edging. Limbs jointed with fibre at the shoulders, elbows, wrists and hips. Operated by three rods. The fly-whisk has a thin blue shaft, and then tied to the end is a length of hair(?) or feather(?). There is a small loop for the puppet's fingers.

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