Toy Puppet

About this object


Donor purchased from artisan in Kathmandu in spring of 1987.

Physical description

Toy string puppet Brahma bull. The bull is composed of many wooden parts, which are attached at the joints by string or nails. The bull is white with black hooves, grey horns, and red ears, nostrils and collar and is decorated with copper metallic paper cut out patterns. Attached by many strings to a red wooden control bar composed of a single long piece of
wood with two cross-bars.