Mushmellon Puppet

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Description
This puppet is part of the set created by Jim Henson for the nightly TV show "Sam & Friends" that aired on WRC, TV Channel Four at 6:30pm. The show was called a five minute bit that featured Sam & Friends, including a friendly argument and a song or two. This puppet was made by Jane Henson.
Mushmellon has a little short, squatty round body with two legs and arms extended. Made of a shaggy, fuzzy mustard colored fabric, the eyes are painted white in a half moon shape with green eyes and black star like pupil in center of each eye.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1953
1959
Physical Description
fabric (overall material)
leather (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 1/2 in x 14 in x 7 1/2 in; 29.21 cm x 35.56 cm x 19.05 cm
ID Number
2010.0144.06
accession number
2010.0144
catalog number
2010.0144.06
Credit Line
Gift of the Family of Jim Henson
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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