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Golden Ray Style Taiwanese Glove Puppets and Decorative Helmet, 20th Century

Item Details

Artist unknown
Untitled (Golden Ray style puppets with stands), mid-20th century
Fabric, sequins, decorative thread, fur-textured edging, fringe edging, yarn, synthetic hair, wood, paint
Taiwanese glove puppets (budaixi)
Unsigned

Artist unknown
Untitled (decorative samurai helmet), late 20th century
Metal, paint, fabric, cord
Unsigned

Condition

- losses and cracking of paint to each figure; loss of hands to each figure; staining to the paint of the heads of each figure; dust and staining to the hair and fabric of each figure; marked losses of sequins and fur-textured fringe to each figure; loss of one foot and detachment of the other to the black-haired figure; loss of element to the green-haired figure; major tearing to the fabric at the neck and marked tearing to the sleeves of the black-haired figure; major loss and unraveling of the silver thread embellishment on the black-haired figure; signs of prior-repair to the scalp of the red-haired figure; loss of fastener to front left metal embellishment of samurai helmet; front left metal embellishment of helmet has been bent and re-positioned; loss of fastener to the center right side of helmet; slight tearing to the fabric inside the helmet; marked unraveling of fringe to the cords of helmet.

Dimensions

12.0" W x 19.0" H x 4.5" D

- measures the green-haired figure.

Item #

ITMGB85522

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