Marionette: Clown in red and white outfit

Ernie Comfort
Dulcie Comfort
Red spotted costume with thrilled neck line and red felt hat with white felt dots. Red wool hair. Large bulbous red nose as you would expect a clown to have! Painted red and white shoes. Wooden string winder and yellow storage bag with embroidered roses
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This puppet was named "Snivvy". He worked onstage with a blue and white clown named Hook, who used to juggle a red ball. Hook is in the collection Accession number: 2005.111.6.

- Greg Comfort

Posted on 25-04-2020 03:40:46

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