This is a super charming Vintage Female Folk Art Marionette. This Antique Adult Woman String Puppet was all hand made, including the composite / plaster, hand painted head. She is fully clothed in a multi layer outfit, with all kinds of sweet details. Her body is made of wood. This is an older piece, and most of the string have worn out, so she will need to be re-strung.
This sweet lady was acquired with a couple of other marionettes of the same fashion, made by the same hand. Each is being sold SEPARATELY, but I have included photos of her companions. These 3 look to have been made with intention, and most likely used for a show, as the characters.
Puppet / Marionette is in excellent vintage condition, ***with Definite, though subtle signs of age, scuff and wear, as well as some age and wear to the textile clothing, all adding to the vintage charm. Please Zoom the photos to appreciate all the details, as well as to best understand overall condition.
Piece measures 15" long / tall lying flat. 4" wide at the hips and head is about 2.5" deep, (with bun).
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