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BasketB71 a-c
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Cylindrical, twilled basket (part a) woven in a diagonal pattern with folded strips of grass. Has a string tied twice around the outside near top. Wadded up dark brown-green and black cloth (part b) is inside at the bottom. There is also a coil (part c) of plant fibre, possibly rattan?

Culture
Bidayuh
Material
grass, rattan and cotton fibre
Made in
Sarawak, Malaysia
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Shadow Puppet3338/9 a-c
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Sun Wukong (Monkey King) shadow puppet character from "Journey to the West", with separate head (part b) and gold staff(?) (part c). Sun Wukong is depicted with a human-like body, and monkey head. He wears a long yellow with red tie ending in green tassels around his waist, and red pants. On his feet he wears tiger(?) shoes. His head is yellow with five black spots, except for a mask-like area around his eyes and nose. Limbs jointed with fibre at the shoulders, elbows and hips. Operated by three rods. The staff is yellow, with a thin red outline, and is operated by one rod.

Culture
Chinese
Material
cow skin, watercolour paint, lacquer, plastic, bamboo grass, steel metal and fibre
Made in
Tangshan, Hebei, China
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Shadow Puppet3338/12
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White Dragon Horse shadow puppet character, from "Journey to the West"; associated with the Tang Seng (monk) character. White horse with intricate cutout pattern indicative of Luanzhou style. The horse has a large red saddle with green border, and a red and yellow blanket underneath. Behind the saddle is a flower decoration and small red with blue tassels. The bridal is red with green tassels, and a black sash extends around the horse's shoulders. The mane and tail are black. Both eyes are visible. Limbs jointed with fibre at the legs and tail. Operated by one rod.

Culture
Chinese
Material
cow skin, watercolour paint, lacquer, fibre and bamboo grass
Made in
Tangshan, Hebei, China
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Shadow Puppet3338/13 a-c
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Li Tieguai or Iron Crutch Li, one of the Eight Immortals, shadow puppet character from "Journey to the West" with separate head (part b) and crutch (part c). He has long curly black hair, a curly scraggy beard and a dirty face. He wears a black robe with small red or green cloud decorations, tied at the waist with a red sash, and with red pants showing under the bottom of the robe. On his hip is a yellow gourd(?). He has bare feet. Limbs jointed with fibre at the shoulders, elbows, wrists and hips. Operated by three rods. He has a black crutch accessory. There is a small loop at the end of the shaft for the puppet's fingers.

Culture
Chinese
Material
cow skin, watercolour paint, lacquer, fibre, bamboo grass and steel metal
Made in
Tangshan, Hebei, China
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Shadow Puppet3338/8 a-c
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Ju Bajie (Pigsy) shadow puppet character from "Journey to the West", with separate head (part b) and accessory rake (part c). Pigsy is depicted with a human body, and pig head. His head is more translucent and shiny than the body. He has a pig snout and large pig ears, large almond-shaped eyes and black eyebrows. He wears a black hat with a green band that is tied with red string, knotted under his chin. He wears an open black tunic with green edging. His hip, knee and elbow joints have wheel-like designs. On his feet he wears black shoes tied with red string. Limbs jointed with fibre at the shoulders, elbows and hips. Operated by three rods. The rake is black with a curved neck, row of triangular teeth, and is operated by one rod.

Culture
Chinese
Material
fibre, bamboo grass, steel metal, plastic, cow skin, watercolour paint and lacquer
Made in
Tangshan, Hebei, China
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Shadow Puppet3338/1 a-b
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Shadow puppet of a female warrior, made from semi-translucent cut, punched and painted hide. Limbs jointed with fibre at the shoulders, elbows and hips. The puppet (part a) has a large detachable head (part b). Her face is cutout, and outlined in black with small angled red lips. She wears a large headdress with green, red or pink pompoms, and large red tassels hanging from the front. Two large light brown extensions made to look like pheasant feathers come out of the top of the headdress and trail behind her. She has a bow and quiver full of arrows on her side. She wears four large green with red, yellow, orange and blue flags(?). Her body armour is very detailed with lots of punched-out patterns, vertical bands of alternating red and green padding, and a yellow fringe across her chest and arms. Operated by three rods.

Culture
Chinese
Material
watercolour paint, lacquer, fibre, bamboo grass, steel metal and cow skin
Made in
Tangshan, Hebei, China
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Shadow Puppet3338/17 a-c
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He Xiangu, one of the Eight Immortals, shadow puppet character from "Journey to the West" with separate head (part b) and lotus flower (part c). She is depicted with a cutout face, and long black hair that is partially tied up on her head, and then the rest extends down. Her hair is tied with red ribbon and decorated with flowers. She wears a pink robe with various coloured cloud(?) decorations. Her pants are light green, exposing only the tip of her red shoes with pink pompom on the toes. Limbs jointed with fibre at the shoulders, elbows, wrists and hips. Operated by three rods. The lotus flower is white and pink, and the stem and leaf are bright green. There is a small loop for the puppet's fingers.

Culture
Chinese
Material
cow skin, watercolour paint, fibre, bamboo grass, steel metal and lacquer
Made in
Tangshan, Hebei, China
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Shadow Puppet3338/10 a-e
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Sha Wujing (Evil Sandman/Sandy) shadow puppet character from "Journey to the West", with separate head (part b), weapon accessory (part c), two large bundles (parts d-e). Sha Wujing wears a monk's robe of a yellow, green, red and black hexagon pattern. He has curly black facial hair as well as long curly black hair, which is tied back by a green headband topped with a crescent shape and tied with red ties. He wears a large red hoop in his ear, and a large brown beaded necklace. Limbs jointed with fibre at the shoulders, elbows and hips. Operated by three rods. The monk's spade or crescent moon spade (part c) consists of a long pole with a flat spade-like blade on one end and a crescent-shaped blade with two orange loops on the other. Operated by one rod. With him are two bundles, both dark green rectangles outlined in red and light green. Bundle (part d) has a blue bag and large yellow straw hat, and bundle (part e) has a yellow bag.

Culture
Chinese
Material
cow skin, watercolour paint, lacquer, fibre, bamboo grass, steel metal and plastic
Made in
Tangshan, Hebei, China
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Shadow Puppet3338/11 a-c
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Tang Seng (Buddhist Monk from the Tang dynasty) shadow puppet character from "Journey to the West", with separate head (part b) and khakkhara or monk staff (part c).His face is cutout and outlined in black, and he wears a Buddhist crown on his head with large green ties. He wears a cloak and interior dress indicated by the different sleeves. The cloak and one sleeve have a red brick pattern with light green outline, and the other sleeve is solid yellow. He wears flowing green pants, which mostly cover his black shoes. Limbs jointed with fibre at the shoulders, elbows and hips. Operated by three rods. The khakkhara has a yellow shaft with a spear(?) tip at one end, and four repeating concentric designs (blue, red, green, red) and rings on the other end. Operated by one rod.

Culture
Chinese
Material
cow skin, watercolour paint, lacquer, fibre, bamboo grass and steel metal
Made in
Tangshan, Hebei, China
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Shadow Puppet3338/18 a-c
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Lan Caihe, one of the Eight Immortals, shadow puppet character from "Journey to the West" with separate head (part b) and basket of flowers (part c). Depicted with a cutout face. They wear a full-length red robe decorated with circular floral decorations, and their hair is tied up in a bun, which is wrapped in a green scarf and tied with red ribbon. They wear black shoes with green cloud-like designs on the toes and heels, and red edging. Limbs jointed with fibre at the shoulders, elbows, wrists and hips. Operated by three rods. Basket of flowers has a handle, which extends down into a tripod stand. There is one large red flower, smaller red or yellow flowers and lots of green leaves. There is a small loop for the puppet's fingers.

Culture
Chinese
Material
cow skin, watercolour paint, fibre, bamboo grass, lacquer and steel metal
Made in
Tangshan, Hebei, China
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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