Title / object name
Puppet, Long Evil One
|Maker ||Role ||Date |
|Burton Theatre of Puppets ||maker/artist ||1974 |
papier-mâché, paint, wood, metal, foam rubber, cotton, lamb's wool
|Overall ||630 (Height) x 1014 (Length) x 230 (Depth) mm|
Gift of Upper Hutt City Library on behalf of Edna Burton, 2010
This rod puppet was made by the Burton Theatre of Puppets for a show called The Samurai which toured New Zealand Schools in 1974. This play was based on two Japanese folk tales.
The puppet is calledLong Evil One and is a snake-like dragon that lives at the mouths of rivers or in the sea.