Antique Creepy Primitive Wooden Hand Puppet Movable Mouth, Depression Era

Antique Creepy Primitive Wooden Hand Puppet Movable Mouth, Depression Era

Regular price $45.00


Product Description:  Most likely during the depression era this creepy, primitive elderly lady puppet was crafted.  She has a carved wooden face with painted eyes, cloth hands, cotton dress, a glued-on head scarf and holding an umbrella.  The metal pull ring under her head functions her mouth.  Move the pull ring with your finger forward and backwards and her jaw drops and closes.  With a little sewing to her torn back dress seam, she’s a timeless collectible.  Have you ever seen anything like it?

Circa:  Most likely 1920's - 1930's

Overall Height:  17”
Head Depth:  3 ¾”theaHead Height:  3 ½”    

Markings:  No visible markings

Primary Materials:  Wood, cloth, paint

Color:  Multi-color

Origin:  Unknown

Condition:  Previously owned - used.  Finger pull-ring under head is in working condition.  Hands and umbrella are still intact.  Dress and hair wrap are worn.  Back seam of dress has torn open, in need of sewing.

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