Object: Puppet, Long Evil One
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|Title||Puppet, Long Evil One|
Burton Theatre of Puppets (maker/artist), 1974, New Zealand
|Materials||papier-mâché, paint, wood, metal, foam rubber, cotton, lamb's wool|
x 1014mm (Length)
x 230mm (Depth)
|Credit line||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.
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