Dramatic Museum Realia

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Burmese marionette of male with white face and red robe

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Title

Burmese marionette of male with white face and red robe

Description

Male with white face hands & feet, pointed headdress, red robe with silver trim, full-length weighted apron

Source

Dramatic Museum Realia
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University

Identifier

DM number: P20.01
Box: 1

Coverage

Burma

Additional Item Metadata

Provenance

Purchased by John Mulholland in Singapore, 1926

Citation

"Marionettes in Museums of the United States," in Puppetry, a Yearbook of Puppets and Marionettes. Edited by Paul McPharlin, 23-28. Detroit: The Inland Press, 1930.; Spaulding, Jean, "Masks and Marionettes," Institute Magazine Dec. 1929: 12-13, 28-29.; Bell, John. "Puppets and 'The Iconography of Drama': The Brander Matthews Collection at Columbia University." in American Puppetry. Edited by Phyllis T. Dircks, 105-117. New York: McFarland and Company, 2004.

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Original Format

Marionettes (stringed puppets)
wood, cloth

Physical Dimensions

13" (21.5")

Citation

“Burmese marionette of male with white face and red robe,” Columbia University Libraries Online Exhibitions, accessed May 29, 2024, https://exhibitions.library.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/realia/item/1336.

Rare Book & Manuscript Library / Butler Library, 6th Fl. East / 535 West 114th St. / New York, NY 10027 / (212) 854-5153 / rbml@libraries.cul.columia.edu