Shadow Puppet

Unknown Chinese, Chinese

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about 1925

Animal hide with red, black and yellow pigment

Overall: 8 11/16 × 4 5/16 in. (22 × 11 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. George Pettengill Jr., in memory of her sons, George Tilford Pettengill, III (1909-1944), Class of 1932 and William Van Horne Pettengill (1914-1952), Class of 1937

161.12.14701

Geography/Culture

Asia, East Asia, China

Period

20th century

Object Name

Recreational Artifacts

Classification

Asia

Not on view

Provenance

Shadow puppet performer; sold to Leila Price Pettengill (1887-1977), Washington, D.C. in Beijing, China, about 1925; given to present collection, 1961.

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