University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:33-54-21
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Date Made: 18th Century - 1933
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1933
Section:Asian
Iconography:Fei Degong
Mi Long
Dou Hu
Credit Line:Purchased from John C. Ferguson, 1933

Description

Shadow puppet of Fei Degong (费德恭) the rascal or one of his followers Mi Long (米龙) or Dou Hu (豆虎). This puppet was used in the play, "The Temple of the Eight Spirits" (Ba Zha Miao, 八蜡庙) taken from the novel "The Cases of Lord Shi" (Shi Gong An, 施公案). Brown skull cap with black bun behind. Black moustache. No shirt. Black/red pants. Black/amber boots.


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