Shadow Puppet

MOA: University of British Columbia

3338/22 a-h

Eight small shadow puppet cloud props. Each cloud is made up of many smaller cumulus-like clouds as well as winding swirls throughout and extending up to a point - outlined in blues, golden oranges, red or black. Parts a and b are the same design, and parts c and d are the same design.

  • Type of Item puppet
  • Culture Chinese
  • Material cow skin, watercolour paint, lacquer
  • Measurements height 7.5 cm, width 11.6 cm, depth 0.1 cm (part a)

  • Creator Lu Family
  • Previous Owner Lu Family
  • Received from Lu Family, Museum of Anthropology Exhibitions Budget

  • Made in Tangshan

  • Creation Date during 2018
  • Ownership Date before December 21, 2018
  • Acquisition Date on December 21, 2018

  • Condition excellent
  • Accession Number 3338/00