University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:33-54-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Date Made: 19th Century - 1933
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1933
Section:Asian
Iconography:Monkey King
Sun Wukong
Credit Line:Purchased from John C. Ferguson, 1933

Description

Shadow puppet of the Monkey King, Sun Wukong (孙悟空). 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. Yellow/black boots. Gold/black layered over red blousy pants, orange shirt with black string. Red face with yellow and black cap.


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