Shadow Puppet (Bull with saddle)
Unknown Chinese, Chinese
Animal hide and pigment
Overall: 11 × 12 13/16 in. (28 × 32.5 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
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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