University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:33-54-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Date Made: 19th Century - 1933
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1933
Section:Asian
Iconography:Tang Sanzang
Xuanzang
Credit Line:Purchased from John C. Ferguson, 1933

Description

Shadow puppet of the monk Tang Sanzang (唐三藏) modeled after the Buddhist monk Xuanzang. This puppet is used in the play "The Leopard" (金钱豹, Jin Qian Bao). He is also featured in the Journey to the West. Red cap with gold/black crest. Red cloak, amber shirt/pants.


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