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Shadow Puppet

Object Number:33-54-13
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: China
Date Made: 19th Century - 1933
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1933
Iconography:Xue Bao
Credit Line:Purchased from John C. Ferguson, 1933


Shadow puppet of an old servant, Xue Bao ( 老薛保). This puppet is used in the play "The Third Wife Instructing a Son" (三娘教子, San Niang Jiao Zi). Long straight blonde beard. Yellow cap with wheat-shaped top and orange band. Orange shirt/pants with black belt and shoes.

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