Shadow Puppet (Lion)

Unknown Chinese, Chinese


about 1925

Animal hide and pigment

Overall: 10 7/16 × 11 in. (26.5 × 28 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: 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



Place Made: China, East Asia, Asia


20th century

Object Name

Recreational Artifacts

Research Area


Not on view


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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