University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:33-54-16
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Date Made: 19th Century - 1933
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 19th Century - 1933
Section:Asian
Iconography:Son
Credit Line:Purchased from John C. Ferguson, 1933

Description

Shadow puppet of the husband of Lady Hu. This puppet is used in the play "A Country Lady Visiting Her Daughter in the City" (Tan Qing Jian, 探亲家). Yellow base with red lips, black bun and eyebrows. Red bow. Brown sleeves, brown/yellow shirt with red waistband. Red pants.


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