Vintage Sicilian Puppet (SOLD)

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SKU: 0465

Vintage Sicilian marionette puppet.  This is a great example of Sicilian folk art.  Marionettes like these were used in puppet theatre (opera dei pupi).  In the mid 19th century and prior to mass media, puppet theatre was a form of entertainment.  Palermo, Italy is most famous for this. 

DIMENSIONS: 16.5" puppet body
MATERIAL: Various
AGE: Early to Mid 20th Century
ORIGIN/REGION: Sicily, Italy
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