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Brighella Puppet, early 18th century

This is a Puppet. It is dated early 18th century and we acquired it in 1933. Its medium is carved and painted wood, glass and woven cloth. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Robert Winthrop Chanler.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 66 x 31 x 15 cm (26 x 12 3/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Brighella Puppet, early 18th century; Italy; carved and painted wood, glass and woven cloth; H x W x D: 66 x 31 x 15 cm (26 x 12 3/16 x 5 7/8 in.); 1933-11-4

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