35mm slide (photographic)(colour)
- Museum number
Slide (colour); Maria the Cook, a Greek shadow puppet, designed with a joint at the waist for movement, and a hole on her shoulder for the karagiosopecte (puppeteer) to manoeuvre the character; her eye is missing; she is wearing a white cloth headscarf ties with a pink/red ribbon, a gold earring, a pink/red dress with a white apron, and shoes; Athens, Greece.
35mm slide, polyester
- Production date
- May 1970
Height: 3.50 centimetres (image)
Height: 5 centimetres (mount)
Width: 2.50 centimetres (image)
Width: 5 centimetres (mount)
- Curator's comments
- Contextualisation: This shadow puppet character would have been used in a Karagiosis (Greek shadow theatre) performance.
Condition of shadow puppet: The pupil of the eye of the puppet is missing.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Collection of 35mm slides taken on a trip to Greece by Shelagh Weir, of Greek shadow puppets in the private collection of Dimitris Mollas.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number