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Puppet - Princess puppet

From the Collection of Tatura Irrigation & Wartime Camps Museum 49 Hogan S Tatura VIC

Description
Paper mache head & arms hand painted pink. Small paper crown on top of white painted hair. White fabric dress with metallic gold trim in front on sleeves. A high collar attached to dress made of white fabric covering leather for stiffness. Blue cotton coat with gold trim. Wooden legs covered in calico with blue painted high heel shoes, with white heels.
Size
49 X 31 cms
Object Registration
C8110
Keywords
pow puppets, pow handcrafts, hand puppets
Historical information
The puppets were made by German POW's in camp 13 and sent to internment camp 3 as gifts for the children at Christmas time.
When Made
WW2
Made By
Unknown German POW in Camp 13. (Maker)
Last updated
24 Jun 2019 at 3:15PM